We promise to work for a greener way of life in everything we do
Green management value
Samsung is committed to providing eco-friendly products and services based on a green management principle to contribute to lives of humanity and the preservation of the world’s environment through business activities that respect people and nature. At all worksites, we try to minimize adverse environmental impacts in our business activities ranging from the purchase of raw materials, development, production, and distribution to use and disposal of products. We also apply stricter standards to the management of hazardous materials used for the manufacturing process, implementing EHS management for employees and local communities.
Our vision : Eco-friendly management is part of the five Samsung business principles; demonstrating that the company will do its utmost to conduct business activities that respect and improve the lives of people and conserve the planet’s resources. Our green management vision is “providing a green experience, creating a sustainable future” and is symbolized under our trademark slogan “planetfirst”.
Our commitment : Samsung is committed to conducting and communicating activities at both strategic and operational levels of the company; to preserve the environment. These activities span across our facilities, at the workplaces of our suppliers, and local communities worldwide. We also strictly adhere to our environmental health & safety (EHS) policies regarding environmental issues related to our facilities and employees.
EHS management system
Samsung Electronics' Device Solutions Business follows an environmental safety management system. All employees participate in this system to solve environmental safety issues. The members analyze factors that may have influence on environmental safety and establish detailed plans for continual improvement. The system follows PDCA (Plan > Do > Check > Act) cycle - An internal monitoring protocol examines the outcome of the environmental safety management system and improvement are continuously pursued from the top level. Additionally, third-party audits are performed on the system and action items are planned and implemented for further improvements.
Our global manufacturing sites are certified by management systems based on global EHS standards. In order to retain these management systems certifications, we conduct an after-the-fact self-evaluation and a third-party renewal evaluation every three years.
We publish Sustainability Report annually and disclose relevant policies?in order to communicate our sustainability management performance with the stakeholders.