so that customers can be aware of the environmental impact of LG products.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) helping consumers and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. In 2014, about 68% of LG Electronics overall product line was ENERGY STAR qualified.
For more information, visit to ENERGY STAR website.
ENERGY STAR Most Efficient designation recognizes the most efficient products among those that qualify for the certification. LG electronics sold more than 1 million products awarded the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2014 designation.
or more information, visit to ENERGY STAR Most Efficient website.
Highest level of EPA recognition for partners that perform a superior level of energy management and communicating the benefits of ENERGY STAR. LG electronics received Partner of the Year for four years, 2012-2015.
The European Ecolabel is a voluntary award scheme run by the European Commission and designated Competent Bodies at national level, to promote products which have a high level of environmental performance, in the European market.
The EU Ecolabel is only awarded after verification by a third party, that the products meet the strictest environmental and performance criteria agreed at European level. EU Ecolabel awarded products can then carry the "Flower" logo, helping purchasers (public and private consumers) to identify them easily and make informed choices.
The EU Ecolabel award recognizes televisions that have a range of sustainable features including high energy efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions and that the television has been designed to facilitate repair and recycling.
A number of LG Electronics TVs, released from 2009 have been awarded with the EU Ecolabel award.
More detailed information on the EU Ecolabel can be found at the web-site address : http://www.ecolabel.eu
TCO Certification is a series of product certifications for office equipment - Computers, keyboards, printers, mobile phones and office furniture. It is set by TCO Development, owned by the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees, TCO (Tjänstemännens Centralorganisation).
TCO Certified goes beyond green by combining features such as high performance and ergonomic design with one of the toughest environmental requirements on the market. TCO Certified makes it easy to choose technology designed for high usability and minimal impact on the environment.
For more information, visit to TCO Certificate website.
KOREA ECO-LABEL is a voluntary certification program to choose eco-products, operated by KEITI (Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute), started in 1992. KOREA ECO-LABEL is awarded to products meeting certain environmental standards to verify lifecycle based environmental preferability of products and services.
For more information, visit to KOREA ECO-LABEL website.
KOREA Carbon Footprint Label is a voluntary certification program to choose eco-products, operated by KEITI (Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute). There are three steps of certificates in the Carbon footprint labeling: Carbon footprint certification label (Step 1) and low carbon product certificate (Step 2) and Carbon neutral certificate (Step 3) . Acquiring a Carbon footprint labeling certificate for goods that do not use energy is easy, as only the common certificate (Product category rules 1) is required. To acquire a certificate for goods that use energy, a common certificate and description scenario for each good (Product category rules 2) are required. LG Electronics is a leading company for acquiring not only KOREA Carbon Footprint Label but also other carbon footprint labels.
For more information, visit to KOREA Carbon Footprint Label website.
The Green Certification is awarded to technologies that contribute to conservation of energy and resources, and reduction of GHG emissions and pollutant discharges by improving energy efficiency and utilizing clean energy sources.
For more information, visit to Green Certification website.
UL's ECOLOGO Certification to UL 110 (Sustainability for Mobile Phones) is based on the environmental and human health aspects of a mobile phone’s entire lifecycle. To achieve certification, a mobile phone must earn at least 60 of the available points (score of 55%). Devices earning 80 points (score of 73%) or more are eligible to receive platinum level certification.
For more information, visit to UL Environment website.
The CarbonFree® Product Certification label is aimed at increasing awareness of product emissions and recognizing companies that are compensating for LG Electronics’ carbon footprint.
By determining a product’s carbon footprint, reducing that footprint where possible, and offsetting the remaining carbon emissions associated with the product, Carbonfund.org has created a meaningful, credible and environmentally beneficial way for businesses to provide carbon-neutral products to LG Electronics customers.
For more information, visit to CarbonFree® Certified Product Index website.
Allergy UK is the leading medical charity dealing with allergy in the United Kingdom. Especially, the “SEAL OF APPROVAL” which is given to products that specifically restrict/reduce/remove allergens from the environment of allergy sufferers and also for products which have significantly reduced allergen content.
LG Electronics products such as Air purifiers, bed cleaners, air conditioners, washing machines and cylinder vacuum cleaners have been tested scientifically and proven to reduce allergen by Allergy UK.
For more information, visit to Allergy UK website.
EPEAT®, which stands for Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, is helping institutional purchasers select and compare computer desktops, laptops, tablets and monitors based on their environmental attributes.
Products are measured against both required and optional criteria. A product must meet all of the required criteria in its category to be added to the registry. It is then rated Bronze, Silver or Gold depending on how many of the optional criteria it meets.
For more information, visit to EPEAT website.
The Climatop Label of Swiss is awarded to products that have achieved a reduction of over 20% of GHG emissions the same category.
In 2012, LGE’s TV(47LM760S-ZA) and washing machine(F14A8QDS) acquired the Climatop Label, the world’s first in their respective categories.
The Green Mark certification evaluates an extensive range of items, including the consumption amount of electric power, energy and water, content of environmentally harmful substances, carbon emissions in entire manufacturing processes, the recycling ratio of products and social responsibility of manufacturers. LGE’s KIZON(LG-W105E), washing machine(F1480FDS) and TV(47LM7600) acquired the Green Mark certification.