Major LG Products Recieve CARBONFREE® Certification
Certifications Highlight Company’s environmentally-Conscious Initiatives and Credentials
LG Electronics (LG) has announced that it has been awarded Carbon Free® certification for six of its products, validating the consumer electronics and home appliance company’s strategy of reducing its carbon footprint.[blockquote cite=”Dr. Skott Ahn, Chief Technology Officer at LG Electronics”] As an environmentally responsible company, we have strengthened our commitment to bringing energy-efficient products to market, but I’ll be the first to admit that this is a marathon, not a sprint and we still have a long way to go. Fortunately, we’re off to a great start!
Following on from LG’s activities in the low-carbon appliances sector, a number of products have been certified as Carbon Free® by Carbonfund.org Foundation, a leading organization in the fight against global warming and an authority on evaluating the impact individuals and businesses having on the environment.
The Optimus G smartphone is certified CarbonFree®, other products were OLED TV, washing machine, refrigerator, vacuum cleaner and computer monitor. The products were subjected to a comprehensive lifecycle analysis as part of its certification process to determine the carbon footprint throughout the whole manufacturing process, spanning from manufacturing and shipment to usage and final disposal.