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Caring Community

South Korea

In an effort to bridge the digital divide, the LG IT Angels, (a volunteer corps made up of LG IT professionals) have been conducting one-on-one computer training programs along with the National Rehabilitation Center in Seoul since 2004.

R&D researchers are trained and then sent out as one-day instructors to help children become more familiar with science through interesting hands-on scientific programs related to electronics, such as making model planes and creating a frame of constellations with RGB optical fibers.

Each company and region is also participating in volunteer activities: sharing kimchi and coal in the winter with the financially disadvantaged and elderly men and women who live alone, helping keep people’s homes warm, and donating blood. LG Electronics also maintains close ties with residents by holding charity bazaars aimed at developing local communities, as well as offering scholarships and giving out school uniforms to teen heads of households. In addition, LG Electronics is proud to offer industrial scholarships, promote its Guardian Angel Fund (for terminally ill children), and regularly invites disabled people to cultural performances.

LGE offers a wide variety of interesting events including a Tromm washing machine trial program (TROMM Safe Care Supporters) and cooking classes for brides-to-be and housewives. And LGE is also proud to support cultural performances like Cirque du Soleil’s “Alegria” in Korea.

In November 2008, LGE hosted a workshop on the benchmarking of its success in Dubai and business in general in the Middle East for representatives of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It plans to hold this workshop on a regular basis to support SMEs’ overseas business and to lead win-win

LG Electronics introduced to the public its eco-friendly strategy and activities at the Eco Products Expo 2008 the only one of its kind in Korea, which was held for three days starting on October 22nd. In a 190㎡ booth, we introduced our high-tech eco-friendly technology incorporated products.

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