While carbon neutrality and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) management are attracting attention, the eco-friendly efforts and excellent technology of domestic companies are being recognized abroad.
Samsung Electronics announced on the 11th that its 2022 smart signage products have acquired eco-friendly certifications one after another from prestigious organizations in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The 2022 Samsung Smart Signage (QHB) acquired the ‘Carbon Footprint-Carbon Reduction Certification’ awarded by the UK Carbon Trust for the first time in the industry.
The Carbon Trust is a certification body established by the British government for the purpose of responding to climate change and reducing carbon. to be awarded In particular, carbon reduction certification can be obtained when the carbon emission is reduced compared to the existing model in the same class.
Samsung Smart Signage received the ‘Energy Star’ certification awarded by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to products with excellent energy-saving effects and was recognized for its eco-friendly efforts such as the application of recycled plastics. ‘ (Bronze) has been obtained.
Samsung Electronics was also selected as the ‘Sustainable Innovation Company of the Year’ awarded by AV News, a European video and audio media, during ‘ISE 2022’, an international display exhibition held in Spain.
For resource circulation, eco-friendly eco-package has been applied to all signage models launched in 2021, and materials recycled from marine plastic bottles are applied to the rear cover of the 2022 high-resolution monitor (S8).
“As an industry leader that has ranked first in the global signage market for 13 consecutive years, we will continue to take the lead in expanding sustainable products such as reducing carbon emissions and contributing to resource circulation,” said Ha Hye-seung, vice president of Samsung Electronics’ Visual Display Business.
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics also won the ‘Sustainable Excellence Award’, the highest grade at the ‘2022 Energy Star Award’ hosted by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Ministry of Energy. It is the most prestigious award in the field of environment and energy, announced every year since 1993 by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
In addition to the Sustainability Grand Prize, LG Electronics also received the ‘Advanced Technology Award’ awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency to products to which innovative energy-saving technology is applied. The 43 refrigerator models that received the Advanced Technology Award are equipped with an inverter linear compressor, a key component of LG premium refrigerators, to provide high energy efficiency and excellent durability.
Meanwhile, LG Electronics received the ‘Deep Learning Artificial Intelligence Verification’ certificate from UL, a global safety science company, in recognition of the technical excellence of the deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) DD (Direct Drive) applied to Tromm laundry and drying appliances.
Artificial intelligence DD uses deep learning to recognize the material of clothing and then selects the optimal motion from among LG Electronics’ six types of washing and drying methods to minimize damage to clothing. UL awarded this certificate after passing through screening procedures such as the suitability of the learning data, the suitability of the learning data application algorithm, and the artificial intelligence reproduction test comparing the actual operation of the product. This is the first case in which UL has recognized deep learning technology among artificial intelligence home appliances, LG Electronics introduced.
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