“We are delighted to be able to actively respond to today’s environmental challenges with our innovative products and solutions,” said Choong-hak Lee, executive vice president and head of LG’s corporate social responsibility efforts. “LG is serious about its responsibility to the planet and as a leading global appliance company; we are committed to working with the UNFCCC.”
The company will donate a portion of the sale proceeds to support impoverished women and children in India.
Through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project established in the Kyoto Protocol, each company will be awarded CER credits equivalent to the amount of reduced greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries by investing its technology and capital.
With old-fashioned power plants and inefficient energy consumption, India also has environmental challenges, including air pollution and CO2 emissions, since the nation generates power using fossil fuels, to cater this situation, LG Electronics constantly researches and introduces a full range of innovative, greener products and services, and continues to be a leader in developing green innovations. It always looks for innovative ideas and technologies which will support the efforts as, a leading company in practicing environmental management.