Awards and Recognition

Samsung Electronics has received numerous awards for its environmental practices and eco-friendly products. Some of these recent awards are listed below:

Awards and recognition

  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
Category History Country Organization
Coporate Green
Green Medal Award(Nov. 2012)
- Recognition for using the advanced technology in green products' research
China Business News
Green Product of the Year(Oct. 2012)
- Recognition for three consecutive years
Korea Green Purchasing Network
Sustainable Development Award(Oct. 2012)
- Recognition for the excellent eco-friendly products
China The Economic Observer
Boys and Girls Club of Partnership Award (Oct. 2012)
- Recognition for supporting BGCA as energy efficiency education
USA Boys and Girls Club of America
State Electronics Challenge Award(Oct. 2012)
- Recognition for promotion of responsible recycling for large institutions
USA Northeast Recycling Council
Environmental, Social, Governance Assessment (July. 2012)
- Received A grade in environmental management among 710 listed companies
Korea Korea Corporate
Governance Service
Environmental Leadership Award (May. 2012)
- Recognition for recycling management and Energy Star promotion
USA City of Fresno
Friends of the Earth Award (May. 2012)
- Energy efficient technology like the LED TV, LED ramp
Italy Friends of the Earth
Industry Pioneer Award (May. 2012)
- Recognition for excellence of recycling volumes of e-waste
USA International Electronics
Recycling Conference & Expo
Energy Saving Contribution Award (May. 2012)
- Samsung China received awards for three consecutive years
China China Energy
Saving Association
The Communication of fair biz Award (Apr. 2012)
- Recognition for recycling scheme of toner cartridge
France Ministry of Environment
Environmental label excellence Award (Apr. 2012)
- Recognition for excellence of environmetal label cerfication
Korea Korea Environmental
Industry&Technology Institute
China top green company (Apr. 2012)
- Recognition for green management in China
China Daonong Center
for Enterprise
Energy Star Award (Mar. 2012)
- Selected as Partner of the Year for two consecutive years
USA Korea Corporate
Governance Service
Eco-Product &Technology Korea National Green Tech Award(Dec. 2012)
- Prime Minister Award (20nm NAND flash memory technology)
Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy
Green Apple Award(Nov. 2012)
- Solar powered notebook
UK Green Organization
Lumen Award(Oct. 2012)
- Awarded in the energy efficiency category(55ES8000)
Italy Assodel
Asia Packaging STAR Award(Oct. 2012)
- Reusable refrigerator packaging material
Asia Asian Packaging Federation
SEAD Global Energy Efficiency Award(Oct. 2012)
- The most efficient TVs in America, Europe, Australia and India (UE26EH4000, UE40EH5000)
Global Clean Energy Ministerial
Which Energy Saver Award(Sep. 2012)
- Selected as the most energy efficient TV(55ES8000)
UK Which Magazine
Korea Consumer Well-being Index Certification Award(Aug. 2012)
- Galaxy brand ranked 1st in the mobile phone sector
Korea Korean Standards Association
Energy Efficiency Star Award(July. 2012)
- Selected as high efficiency products (UA55ES6100, PS60E530A6R)
China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
Energy Winner Award (Jun. 2012)
- Energy Winner ( 10 products )
Korea Consumers Korea
Green Star Certification Award (Jun. 2012)
- Washing machine, refrigerator, Kimchi refrigerator and air conditioner.
Korea Korea Management
2012 Korea Star Award (May. 2012)
- World first reusable packaging for refrigerator
Korea Ministry of Knowledge
TreeHugger's Best of Green Awards (Apr. 2012)
- Evergreen (SGH-A557) mobile phone
USA TreeHugger
iF Material Award (Feb. 2012)
- Eco-friendly material used in outer case of mobile phone
Germany International Forum
Design Hannover
Outstanding Achievement Award (Jan. 2012)
- Selected as the environmental mono-printer of the year
(Buyers Laboratory Institute)
CES Eco-Design Award (Jan. 2012)
- Washing machine, electric oven, Netbook, Transparent LCD panel
USA Consumer Electronics