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We believe that for LG Electronics to earn the trust of stakeholders as a responsible and ethical corporate citizen, we must become a healthy organism in the market ecosystem and assume a proactive role in making the system healthier with our products and services. Moreover, we need to take care of our communities, help those in need become self-reliant and form trust-based relationships. To meet this goal, LGE has established four strategic directions: CSR Change Management, CSR Risk Management, Stakeholder Engagement, and Strategic Social Contribution.

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At LG, customer-centricity revolves around sustainability
At LG, customer-centricity revolves around sustainability

1 month ago - The term ‘sustainable company’ is thrown around quite loosely and frequently these days. It seems to be one of the bigger buzzwords of the decade. At the core of this trend, lies a joined consensus between consumers and the general public: they are not satisfied with businesses that focus only on short-term profit maximization. People tend to stay loyal to businesses that are far more considerate of human needs and the environment in general. LG Electronics (LG), is heavily invested in creating innovative industry-leading products focused on creating sustainable domestic home-living for its trend-setting consumers.

LG Recognized as Industry Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
LG Recognized as Industry Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

2 months ago - LG Electronics has been named 2018 Industry Leader by the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). This top ranking in the highly competitive consumer electronics category follows LG’s track record of four consecutive years of recognition as a DJSI Industry Group Leader.    

Member Spotlight: Want to increase happiness among teens? Mike Pepperman from LGE is ready to collaborate.
Member Spotlight: Want to increase happiness among teens? Mike Pepperman from LGE is ready to collaborate.

2 months ago - We recently spoke with Mike Pepperman, corporate social responsibility and community relations manager at LG Electronics, about why he’s so inspired by LGE’s work supporting sustainable happiness for youth. Keep reading to understand the impact of this work and how it also supports LGE’s business value. Does your work relate to the science of happiness? If so, get in touch with Mike to drive even greater impact.

How LG Is Teaching Teens the Science, Skills to ‘Experience Happiness’
How LG Is Teaching Teens the Science, Skills to ‘Experience Happiness’

8 months ago - Recent research from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America revealed that one in four children are affected by anxiety disorders; putting our next generation of leaders and innovators at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences and engage in substance abuse.

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Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Brand Leaders to Accelerate Business-led Change
Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Brand Leaders to Accelerate Business-led Change

9 months ago - P&G, Salesforce.org, Starbucks, Nestlé among companies showcasing initiatives in the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, June 4-7 SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into an environment fostering inspiration and co-creation. The Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, will bring together 3,000 insightful change makers, entrepreneurs and leading companies to collaborate through the lens of Design Thinking methodology.

LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA As 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year
LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA As 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year

9 months ago - LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient home appliances and consumer electronics products. "Environmental sustainability is a core business principle at LG. We're proud of our long-standing partnership with ENERGY STAR and our positive environmental impact in the United States," said William Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics North America. "LG is helping American consumers experience 'Innovation for a Better Life' by creating products that deliver energy savings to help save money and the planet without sacrificing performance or style."

LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA As 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year
LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA As 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year

11 months ago - LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient home appliances and consumer electronics products. "Environmental sustainability is a core business principle at LG. We're proud of our long-standing partnership with ENERGY STAR and our positive environmental impact in the United States," said William Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics North America. "LG is helping American consumers experience 'Innovation for a Better Life' by creating products that deliver energy savings to help save money and the planet without sacrificing performance or style."

EPA Honors LG with 'Champion" Award for Sustainable Materials Management
EPA Honors LG with 'Champion" Award for Sustainable Materials Management

1 year ago - Underscoring its leadership in environmental sustainability, LG Electronics USA was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the Champion Award, special recognition for demonstrating significant environmental, social and economic outcomes that go above and beyond the requirements of the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge.

Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers
Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers

1 year ago - Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the sustainability performance of the largest publicly-traded companies in the US and the world by revenue. This year, beauty giant L’Oréal came out on top, ranking as the top-performing global company and best performing personal products company.

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LG Launches ‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative
LG Launches ‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative

1 year ago - Aiming to enrich the lives of 5.5 million youth in the United States by 2021, LG Electronics USA is launching a unique new corporate social responsibility initiative called “Life’s Good: Experience Happiness.” The science-based platform is designed to engage non-profit partners who help equip American youth with the skills for sustainable happiness. Experts define happiness in a number of ways, including the ability to consistently recognize that life’s good – even if it’s hard sometimes.[1] Seventy years of research shows happy people are healthier, live longer, and do better in school and life. Yet, in the United States today, two out of three youth are stressed. [2]

LG V30 and V30+ Achieve EPEAT Mobile Phone Registry Listing for Sustainability Excellence
LG V30 and V30+ Achieve EPEAT Mobile Phone Registry Listing for Sustainability Excellence

1 year ago - LG Electronics’ latest flagship smartphones, the highly acclaimed LG V30 and V30+, have met the requirements for EPEAT, the leading global ecolabel for the IT sector. The EPEAT mobile phone category is based on the ANSI-accredited UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones. The Green Electronics Council’s EPEAT mobile phone category launched in July 2017 to meet government and business institutional purchasers’ growing desire to easily identify sustainable, high-performance mobile phones. The UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones is a multi-attribute standard that evaluates a mobile phone’s compliance with stringent sustainability performance criteria throughout its lifecycle.

Tesla Promises New Battery Can Power Your Home, Power the Grid
Tesla Promises New Battery Can Power Your Home, Power the Grid

3 years ago - Tesla founder Elon Musk has announced a new project that could get millions of people off the grid.Musk’s increased interest in the emerging energy storage market has led to plans for a giant lithium-ion battery factory. Home and businesses owners could buy these battery systems for backup power or for managing solar electricity generation and use.

e-Stewards Launches Online e-Waste Trading Platform
e-Stewards Launches Online e-Waste Trading Platform

4 years ago - The Basel Action Network (BAN) has announced they are bringing to market an online trading platform that will allow businesses to easily recycle used electronics with some of the world's most responsible electronic waste recyclers — those certified to the e-Stewards® Standard.The e-Stewards® Marketplace, developed in cooperation with industry leaders and Seattle-based technology company Retrace, has been enthusiastically supported by e-Stewards recyclers and companies such as LG Electronics, as well as the data protection services firm Tabernus, which have expressed their intent to use the site for their electronic asset disposition or services.

Duracell, Volkswagen, LG, Hitachi Join California Energy Storage Consortium
Duracell, Volkswagen, LG, Hitachi Join California Energy Storage Consortium

4 years ago - Duracell, Volkswagen, LG, and Hitachi are among the first corporate members of CalCharge, a pioneering initiative designed to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California.CalCharge emerged out of a joint effort of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) — a DOE national laboratory — and CalCEF to explore ways to support the growth of the California energy storage cluster. The partnership grew to include SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, San Jose State University, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the National Electrical Contractor's Association as the other founding Partner Members.Other corporate members include: Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy, Halotechnics, Leyden Energy and Primus.

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GM, Samsung, Best Buy Receive 2014 EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards
GM, Samsung, Best Buy Receive 2014 EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards

4 years ago - General Motors, Samsung and Best Buy are among the 127 organizations to receive 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards, which the Environmental Protection Agency awards to organizations that have demonstrated innovative strategies to help customers, partners and stakeholders to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through energy-efficiency projects.Other recipients include Meritage Homes Corporation, PepsiCo, Sears, 3M and LG Electronics.

LG Electronics Earns Marriott's 2013 Supplier Sustainability Award
LG Electronics Earns Marriott's 2013 Supplier Sustainability Award

5 years ago - Marriott International has awarded LG Electronics its 2013 Supplier Sustainability Award. The annual award recognizes the Marriott supplier that has made a significant impact on its guests and properties through innovative ideas toward helping Marriott meet its sustainability goals.Through improving television product development, manufacturing and usage, Marriott says LG supports the hotel chain’s sustainability objectives in 20 countries across a number of areas — including energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and waste, and using more sustainable materials to reduce the impact on the environment.

LG Electronics, Nokia Tackle Illegal Tin Mining in Indonesia
LG Electronics, Nokia Tackle Illegal Tin Mining in Indonesia

5 years ago - LG Electronics, Nokia, Sony, Blackberry and Motorola have released statements reaffirming their commitments to tackling illegal tin mining in Indonesia.The move came after British environmental NGO Friends of the Earth released information from an investigation into the devastation caused by mining for tin on Bangka. According to the charity, tin is used as solder in all phones and electronic gadgets, and around a third of the world's mined tin comes from Bangka and neighboring island Belitung.The Friends of the Earth investigation in Bangka found:· Dangerous and unregulated tin mining

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