This video clip represents Samsung Electronic's Eco-management. "we have gone beyond mere passive adherence to environmental regulations and laws. We have put Eco-management into action, offering our customers eco-friendly solutions and leading the way to a sustainable future. A healthy environment is essential to our future."

“PlanetFirst”

Our slogan incorporates Samsung Electronics' determination and action to put Earth and the environment. Samsung Electronics laid the foundations for Eco-management as a philosophy for the 21st century in the Samsung Environmental Declaration in 1992. Since then, we have gone beyond mere passive adherence to environmental regulations and laws. We have put Eco-management into action, offering our customers eco-friendly solutions and leading the way to a sustainable future. A healthy environment is essential to our future.

Eco-management System

This image contains the basic philosophy of the eco-management. It is Contribute to the flourishing of humankind and the preservation of the environment by doing business in a way that respects both humanity and nature on the basis of reverence for life.


This image contains the vision under the eco-management system. The vision is Provide customers with new eco-friendly experiences and lead the way to a sustainable future for the global community through innovative and eco-friendly products and technology.
This image containce the slogan of the eco-management. The slogan is 'PlanetFirst,' which implies Pursue corporate social responsibility and sustainable management through business activities that put Earth first.

2020 KPI: Eco-management

Samsung Electronics has been pursuing a clear set of Eco-management objectives that it has set out for completion by 2020. In this section, you can learn about our efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, to make eco-friendly products with minimum environmental impact, to reuse waste material and waste products to help build a circular economy, and our efforts to reach out to local communities.

Greenhouse gas reductions in product use phase

This infographic contains 2020 KPI: Eco-management. It aims to reduce 250,000,000 tons of greenhouse gases in cumulative quantity from 2009 to 2020 in product use phase.

Compliance of newly developed products with Eco-Label standards

This infographic contains 2020 KPI: Eco-management, the aim of compliance of newly developed products with Eco-Label standards is 90%.

Waste product collected globally

This infographic contains 2020 KPI: Eco-management, the aim of cumulative quantity for collection of waste product is 3,080,000 tons from 2009 to 2020.

GHG emissions intensity

This infographic contains 2020 KPI: Eco-management, the aimed GHG emissions intensity in the global worksites is 1.55 tons CO2e/100 million KRW.

Recycling rate of manufacturing waste

This infographic contains 2020 KPI: Eco-management, the aimed recycling rate of manufacturing waste is 95%.

Water use intensity

This infographic contains 2020 KPI: Eco-management, the aimed water use intensity is 50 tons/100 million KRW.

Climate Action

Climate change affects every part of the world.
Through greenhouse gas reductions and related initiatives, our climate change response is focused on change for a sustainable, green future.

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Eco-Conscious Products

Electronics can be made more eco-conscious.
At Samsung Electronics, we consider the environment when developing all of our products, starting with the planning phase.
We strive to use advanced technology to make life more convenient and eco-inspired.

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Resource Efficiency

The Earth’s limited resources need to be conserved, used longer, and recycled.
Samsung Electronics is continuing its research to maximise resource efficiency.

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Eco-Conscious Worksites

The worksites where products are made are not exempt from environmental concerns.
Humans and nature coexist at Samsung Electronics’ eco-conscious worksites.

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Sustainable Supply Chain

By sharing the value of Eco-management with our partners,
we are building a safer and more eco-conscious supply chain.

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Communication & Engagement

Samsung Electronics publishes its environmental policies and performance transparently.
To preserve the environment, Eco-management takes into account even the smallest voices, making communication and engagement open to all.

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