Lg-Corporate Social Responsibility Essay

636 WordsDec 31, 20113 Pages
LG Electronics has adopted the Life Cycle Assessment [LCA] system for its product development and carries out the development of its eco-products in stages. TVs LG Electronics' Plasma TV is an environmentally friendly TV that has greatly reduced its part-count by adopting a single-scan method during production. Right from the outset, back in the planning and development stage, this innovative television was designed to reduce resource consumption. And many of its components were designed to be recyclable. Coated in non-flammable materials to prevent the leakage of hazardous gases (as in case of fire), this product is also designed to be easy to disassemble-a trait partly intended to facilitate the recycling process. The company has also improved the TV's light efficiency while enhancing the circuit components and designs, and reducing energy consumption. In addition, the company has improved the TV's safety by eliminating the use of hazardous substances such as lead, mercury, cadmium, PBB and PBDE, and the additive DecaBDE. Ecology Plasma TV LG Electronics has adopted the Life Cycle Assessment [LCA] system for its product development and carries out the development of its eco-products in stages. Washing Machines The Steam Washing Machine by LG Electronics is an eco-product designed to make efficient use of resources and reduce energy consumption. The use of hazardous, heavy metals has been avoided in the production of this product, and the noise level, size, and weight have also been greatly reduced. In short: customers can truly delight in using this product. Thanks to its Direct Drive (DD) motor, the Steam Washing Machine reduces electricity consumption by 16%, and noise level by 10 dB. As for its steam function, the STEAM machine boasts a 51% reduction in electricity consumption, and a 44% reduction in water consumption-all while increasing its

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