Samsung is partnering with the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) to be the official national sponsor of National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2014, the nation’s largest celebration of environmental education. The partnership supports a dynamic new learning space for educators and students with resources to advance Green STEM learning.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Samsung with the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its ongoing leadership in protecting the environment through creating products with superior energy efficiency. Samsung also received the inaugural 2014 Climate Communications Award for its work in communicating the importance of preventing climate change through energy efficiency.
On October 29th, Samsung and ENERGY STAR celebrated ENERGY STAR Day with festivities at the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. In light of the severe damage that the Club suffered from Superstorm Sandy one year ago, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, ENERGY STAR and Samsung partnered to unveil the refurbished Pennsylvania unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. They celebrated the accomplishments in teaching Club members and their families about the importance of saving energy and protecting the environment from climate change.
As a global technology leader, Samsung believes it has a responsibility to reduce its environmental footprint and focus on sustainability. Here, Samsung executives discuss the steps Samsung is taking to lessen its impact on the environment, from product creation to package design to recycling programs.
For its dedication to educating kids about environmental issues, Samsung was honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with the group’s first-ever President’s Blue Circle Award.
For its efforts in electronics recycling, Samsung was honored by the Consumer Electronics Association with one of its first eCycling Leadership Awards. The award recognizes consumer electronics companies that lead the industry in responsible product stewardship.