Facts & Figures

Key Stats, Data and More

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Product innovation information
Product Innovation 2014 2015 2016
Development of eco-friendly products1) (%) 58 74 86
Estimated GHG emissions reduction
in the product2) use phase3) (Million tCO2e)
123 156 188
Estimated reduction4)
in energy consumption for products2) (%)
42 47 49
Accumulated recovery of end-of-life products3)
(10,000 tons)
191 226 264
Recycling of products5) (Ton) 59,044 73,6776) 93,852
Conversion into resources5) (Ton) 50,965 69,010 79,165
  • 1) Product development projects rated Good Eco-Product or above
  • 2) Scope of data collection: Eight major product categories (mobile phones, notebooks, TVs, monitors, refrigerators, washers, air conditioners, and printers)
  • 3) Accumulated since 2009
  • 4) Average annual energy consumption against the average annual energy consumption in 2008
  • 5) Scope of data collection: Korea
Eco-friendly and safe workplace information
Eco-friendly and Safe Workplace 2014 2015 2016
Environment and safety Investment1)
(KRW 100 million)
6,883 6,590 9,334
GHE emissions generated in the workplace2)
(1,000tCO2e)
9,290 10,192 11,600
Energy consumption in the workplace3) (GWh) 17,082 19,478 21,073
Water consumption (1,000 ton) 74,684 92,414 104,253
Rate of water reused (%) 50.3 50 46.6
Rate of recovery of ultra-pure water (%) 44.3 42.5 41.1
Waste generation (Ton) 778,430 937,341 1,078,309
Conversion of waste into resources (%) 92 93 95
Consumption of chemicals4) (1,000 ton) 472 588 577
This graph is GHE emissions generated in the workplace.

GHE emissions generated in the workplace

  • 2014 :Scope1 2,620,000tCO2e, Scope2 6,670,000tCO2e
  • 2015 :Scope1 2,445,000tCO2e, Scope2 7,747,000tCO2e
  • 2016 :Scope1 2,554,000tCO2e, Scope2 9,046,000tCO2e
  • 1) Based on the calculation criteria adopted by the country of respective worksites
  • 2) Reported additionally by collecting data from 2014 and 2015
  • 3) Based on global worksites, the 2014 and 2015 numbers were modified due to the change in reporting unit from TJ to GWh
  • 4) Total consumption ÷ consolidated global sales, excluding the sales of the Display Business Division

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