Award Recognizes LG Canada’s Commitment to Providing Energy-Efficient Devices to Canadian Consumers and Reducing Carbon Footprint
TORONTO, June 7, 2022 /CNW/ – LG Electronics Canada has been named ENERGY 2022 CANADA STAR Appliance Manufacturer of the Year by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This honor recognizes the company’s commitment to protecting the environment through its leadership in ENERGY STAR certified home appliance products and promotions.
“LG Canada is honored to once again be recognized with this prestigious accolade for its commitment to the environment by providing best-in-class energy-efficient devices,” said Jaeseung Kim, President and CEO, LG Electronics Canada. “LG Canada is dedicated to empowering consumers to make a difference with smart, innovative devices that deliver energy efficiency and savings to help preserve the environment.”
“Improving energy efficiency is key to meeting our ambitious climate goals, while creating sustainable jobs for cleaner growth and a greener, more energy-efficient future. THIS YEAR’S ENERGY STAR Canada The recipients are ambassadors of energy efficiency and examples of the value of investing in smart energy choices,” said the Honorable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources. “Congratulations to LG Electronics Canada Inc. on North York, Ontarioas the recipient of the 2022 ENERGY STAR Canada Award for Manufacturer of the Year – Appliances. »
In addition to the Appliance Manufacturer of the Year award in CanadaLG Electronics UNITED STATES was recently named 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Excellence supported by the US Environmental Protection Agency. LG UNITED STATES also received ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award last month with the EPA.
Each year, ENERGY STAR honors a group of companies and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection through superior energy achievements. ENERGY STAR winners are at the forefront of their industry in the production, sale and adoption of energy efficient products, homes, buildings, services and strategies. These efforts are critical to tackling the climate crisis and protecting public health.
As part of its Zero Negative Environmental Impact initiative, LG Global plans to establish more manufacturing sites that have a positive impact on the environment. To ensure the company achieves its ambitious carbon neutrality and circular economy goals, LG announced its intention to reduce the use of plastics derived from petrochemicals by introducing up to 600,000 tonnes of recycled plastic into its manufacturing process by 2030 and to almost double the recovery of electronic waste to 8 million tonnes by the.
About LG Electronics Canada Inc.
LG Electronics Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of LG Electronics Inc., an American company $56 billion global consumer electronics and technology innovator, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. LG Electronics Canada, with offices in Toronto and Vancouver, is comprised of four business units – Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Air Solutions. LG Electronics Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for combining style and technology. These innovative products include televisions, audio solutions and portable devices, home appliances, residential and commercial air solutions, computer monitors and laptops, as well as OLED and LED digital signage solutions with the forefront of the industry. For more information, please visit lg.ca.
About ENERGY STAR Canada
ENERGY STAR Canada is a 21-year success story in energy efficiency. The program is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and more than 1,000 organizations working to use natural resources more wisely through greater energy efficiency. Behind every ENERGY STAR the label is a product, house, building or industrial facility that is independently certified to use less energy and produce fewer emissions that contribute to climate change. ENERGY STAR is from Canada simple choice to save energy, save money and preserve our environment. For more information on ENERGY STAR Canadavisit www.energystar.gc.ca.
SOURCE LG Electronics Canada
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