Facts & Figures

Key Stats, Data and More

Let us proudly share our achievements in advancing sustainability management at Samsung Electronics.

 
Product innovation information
Product Innovation 2017 2018 2019
Development of eco-friendly products1) (%) 94 94 97
Estimated GHG emissions reduction
in the product2) use phase3) of the concerned year4) (Thousand tCO2e)
217 243 270
Estimated reduction4)
in energy consumption for products2) (%)
36 39 42
Accumulated recovery of end-of-life products3)
(10,000 tons)
312 355 403
Recycling of products (Ton) 92,195 95,856 98,420
Conversion into resources (Ton) 79,579 82,739 88,886
    Eco-friendly and safe workplace information
    Eco-friendly and Safe Workplace 2017 2018 2019
    Environment and safety Investment
    (KRW 100 million)
    9,513 9,167 15,176
    GHG emissions generated in the workplace2)
    (1,000tCO2e)
    13,575 15,151 13,800
    Energy consumption in the workplace (GWh) 23,419 26,028 26,899
    Water consumption (1,000 ton) 120,618 134,230 134,479
    Rate of water reused (%) 47 46 51
    Rate of recovery of ultra-pure water (%) 37 33 27
    Waste generation (Ton) 1,146,812 1,210,521 1,099,197
    Conversion of waste into resources (%) 95 96 95
    Consumption of chemicals4) (1,000 ton) 364 417 384
    This graph is GHE emissions generated in the workplace.

    GHG 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) Product development projects rated Good Eco-Product or above
    • 2) Scope of data collection: Seven major product categories (mobile phones, notebooks, TVs, monitors, refrigerators, washers, and air conditioners)
    • 3) Accumulated since 2009
    • 4) Average annual energy consumption against the average annual energy consumption in 2008