Sustainable Practices: Samsung’s Eco-Friendly Efforts Towards a Better Tomorrow
The Paris Agreement, which aims to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius – preferably 1.5 degrees Celsius – was adopted in December 2015. Following an increase in extreme weather events the world over from abnormal temperatures to droughts and typhoons, countries around the globe had reached the conclusion that changes needed to be made towards low-carbon models.
In order to contribute to tackling this global crisis, Samsung Electronics has been devising sustainable ways to respond to climate change across all aspects of its business operations.
Renewable Energy Usage Reaches 100% in the U.S., China and Europe
Thanks to the unrelenting efforts put in hereafter, in 2019, 92% of the energy used in these worksites was generated by renewable sources; and in 2020, the company achieved its goal of 100% renewable energy for these worksites. Samsung’s efforts to use renewable energy continue across various other regions around the world, including Korea.
Eco-Conscious Products for Everyday Life
In 2008, Samsung Electronics established its corporate Eco-Council and began holding regular meetings across its various business units to support the development of energy-efficient products. The results achieved through these co-operative initiatives have also been supported by company-wide efforts to develop highly energy-efficient products.
Mar 26, 2021 at 13:43