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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

10 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

10 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

10 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

LG Shrinks Carbon Footprint, Saves $1 Million in Six Months
LG Shrinks Carbon Footprint, Saves $1 Million in Six Months

10 years ago - LG Electronics has cut its carbon dioxide emissions by 61,348 metric tons, while saving close to $1 million in operating expenses since December 2012, according to a recent Environmental Protection Agency assessment.At the end of 2012, the electronics company signed a memorandum of understanding with the EPA, promising to implement several sustainability initiatives to help reduce its carbon footprint.Within the first six months of the partnership, LG has cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, solid waste production and energy use across its US operations, according to the EPA’s first assessment report on the company’s efforts.Some of LG’s sustainability initiatives include:· Energy efficiency and GHG reductions in manufacturing and the supply chain.

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LG Says Energy Star Products Save Consumers $150 Million in Utility Costs
LG Says Energy Star Products Save Consumers $150 Million in Utility Costs

11 years ago - Sales for LG products that attained EPA’s “Energy Star Most Efficient” designation jumped 75 percent in 2012, saving consumers more than $150 million in utility costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by about 930 million pounds over the life of the products, according to a recent announcement by the electronics company.

LG Electronics Clothes Washers First To Meet New Sustainability Standard
LG Electronics Clothes Washers First To Meet New Sustainability Standard

11 years ago - LG Electronics’ advanced front-load clothes washers recently became the first in the world to meet the requirements of the new CSA sustainability verification service, which takes a broad, multi-attribute and holistic approach to assessing the environmental impacts of residential clothes washers.The Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers takes a multi-attribute approach developed using life-cycle assessment information along with other key factors influencing product environmental performance such as materials, manufacturing and operations, energy and water consumption during use, innovation, use of consumables and end-of-life management.

Samsung, LG Among First To Make EPEAT Green TV Registry
Samsung, LG Among First To Make EPEAT Green TV Registry

11 years ago - Samsung and LG now have dozens of television models rated on the Electronic Product Environmental Tool (EPEAT) global registry for greener electronics, which recently expanded to include televisions.EPEAT claims this is the first time a comprehensive standard has been available for consumers, companies and governments to identify eco-friendly televisions, including HDTVs and Smart TVs.