LG employees donate blood for social cause
Greater Noida, 17th March, 2007: LG Electronics India today re-iterated it’s commitment to being a socially responsible corporate citizen, by organizing a special blood donation camp at their head office in Greater Noida. This camp is being organized by "Tinka ... A Hope" – LG's Community Support Club. The blood collected through this camp will be given to Red Cross Society, New Delhi
Commenting on this outstanding endeavor, Dr Yasho V Verma, Director HR & MS, LGEIL said, "I'm indeed very happy and honored to get this chance to contribute to the society. These activities which are supported by our dedicated taskforce, have elicited a positive response from the society, and our company has gained tremendous respect for its genuine desire to benefit the community through various activities, a task we will always seek to undertake."
These activities are a result of LG’s long-term CSR vision. The company has been actively involved in providing social benefits to the disadvantaged sections of the society. It also has a focused plan for providing health services to the under privileged children, undertake animal health care and enhance professional skills of the unemployed youth.
LG's commitment to contribute substantially to the community led to the formation of the 'Tinka,' a community development club consisting of 10 people. This was the 8th Blood Donation Camp organized by the club where its employees donated blood in one day. LG’s commitment to enriching human life does not end with its technological innovations. LG practices the value of giving back to society with a variety of social programs that bring people together across cultures. LG hopes to build trust and secure business sustainability, which is only possible by becoming a responsible and caring corporate citizen
Apart from the planned activities, LG has always donated generously to sudden natural calamities like the recent Tsunami disaster and the Mumbai floods.
Besides all this, LG India is one of the very few companies in the country that has an internal Energy, Environment, Safety and Health Department. This function caters to activities like Energy Conservation, Environmental Issues, Work Place Fire and Safety as well as Occupational Health for the benefit of the employees.
About LG Electronics India Ltd.
LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Electronics, South Korea was established in January 1997 in India. It is one of the most formidable brands in consumer electronics, home appliances, IT hardware and mobile communications space. In India for a decade, LG has earned a premium brand positioning and is the acknowledged trendsetter for the industry.
LGEIL has achieved a turnover of Rs 8250 crore in 2006. LGEIL's manufacturing unit at Greater Noida is one of the most eco-friendly units among all LG manufacturing plants in the world. The second Greenfield facility is located at Ranjangaon; Pune has the capacity to manufacture GSM Phones, Colour Televisions, Microwave Ovens, refrigerators and Optical Disc Drives. This is India's first mobile phone manufacturing unit and also Asia's largest Optical Disc Drive manufacturing plant.