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Samsung Electronics is striving to establish a responsible and environment-friendly supply chain by supporting suppliers in improving their business competitiveness as well as their labor and human rights, environmental, safety, and health standards.

“Samsung Electronics tries to minimize the possibility of risks
that exist throughout the supply chain by requiring that purchasers
in the company will comply with the global behavior rules
and suppliers will keep supplier code of conduct.

We also fulfill mutual cooperation with suppliers to conform sustainable
and responsible procurement practices.”

- Earn-Key Joo, Executive Vice President and Head of Partner Collaboration Center -

Supply Chain Management

Building together with our suppliers

From selection
to operation,
management and
evaluation of suppliers

ESG Audit and Capacity-Building

For everyone to comply with the law and fulfil social responsibilities

Samsung Electronics takes into account its contractors' sustainability and aims to grow and develop together.
We spread good influence to the entire society by strengthening supply chain competitiveness and implementing collaboration.

  • Ensure that what needs
    to be complied with is

    ESG Audit
  • Improve the work
    environment of our
    partners around the

    ESG Capacity-Building


How we grow with our suppliers

We Buy Value, We Pay Trust. This is our procurement vision, and it drives our efforts for our suppliers' sustainable growth. Such efforts allowed us to become the first Korean company to receive the highest grade for 11 consecutive years in the ‘2021 Shared Growth Index Evaluation’ selected by the Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership.

*Note: The Act on the Promotion of Mutually Beneficial Cooperation between Large Enterprises and Small and Medium Enterprises aims to resolve polarization issue between large enterprises and small and medium enterprises in Korea. Under this act, the Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership evaluates the level of such a cooperation. The ‘Shared Growth Index’ evaluates factors as strengthening competitiveness of and collaborating with supply chain, and fair trade practices.

Competitiveness of our suppliers

Environmental Health & Safety
and GHG Emissions Management

The first step toward incorporating
sustainability in products and
realizing clean production

Development and clean production of products with environmental considerations (e.g., high-energy efficiency and use of recycled materials) cannot happen without active management of and support for the supply chain. At Samsung Electronics, we are working with our suppliers to manage our environmental impact, reduce the production of harmful substances, and improve health and safety.


Responsible mining and transparent

Responsible minerals are minerals related to various issues such as child labor, human rights, and environmental issues
in Conflict-Affected and High Risk Areas. We strive to eradicate human rights violations, such as child labor and sexual violence,
during the mining process and to protect the health and safety of miners.

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