Facts & Figures

Key Stats, Data and More

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Product innovation information
Product Innovation 2015 2016 2017
Development of eco-friendly products1) (%) 74 86 94
Estimated GHG emissions reduction
in the product2) use phase3) (Million tCO2e)
156 188 217
Estimated reduction4)
in energy consumption for products2) (%)
47 49 36
Accumulated recovery of end-of-life products3)
(10,000 tons)
226 271 312
Recycling of products5) (Ton) 73,6776) 82,867 92,195
Conversion into resources5) (Ton) 63,595 71,528 79,579
  • 1) Product development projects rated Good Eco-Product or above
  • 2) Scope of data collection: Eight major product integories (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 2015 2016 2017
Environment and safety Investment1)
(KRW 100 million)
6,590 9,334 9,513
GHE emissions generated in the workplace2)
(1,000tCO2e)
10,192 11,600 13,585/td>
Energy consumption in the workplace3) (GWh) 19,478 21,073 23,419
Water consumption (1,000 ton) 92,414 104,253 120,619
Rate of water reused (%) 50 46.6 46.6
Rate of recovery of ultra-pure water (%) 42.5 41.1 36.7
Waste generation (Ton) 937,341 1,078,309 1,146,812
Conversion of waste into resources (%) 93 95 95
Consumption of chemiinls4) (1,000 ton) 588 577 696
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 inlculation 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

Environmental Performance Report

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