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INSPIRE THE WORLD CREATE THE FUTURE

Vision 2020 is at the core of our commitment to create a better world full of richer digital experiences,through innovative technology and products.

Global Network

A total of 320,671 employees work across Samsung Electronics' global network (as of December, 2017)

Main Business Areas

Samsung Electronics has 3 key business divisions: Consumer Electronics (CE), IT & Mobile Communications (IM) and Device Solutions (DS)

  • CE

    Visual Display

    Digital Appliances

  • IM

    Mobile Communications

    Networks

  • DS

    Memory

    System LSI

    Foundry

  • R&D

    R&D Centers

    Design Offices

Financial Performance(FY 2017. Unit: Trillion KRW)

Revenue

239.6

Operating Profit

53.6

Net Profit

42.2

Market Leadership

Samsung Electronics leads the market across various categories

  • TV
  • Mobile phones
  • smartphones
  • memory(Dram · nand flash · SSD)
  • digital signage
  • refrigerators
  • SIM Card IC
  • Display Drivers IC

Commitment to Renewable Energy

Samsung Electronics’ renewable energy goals are part of its ongoing efforts to demonstrate its commitment to environmental responsibility.

  • INSTALLATION OF ADDITIONAL SOLAR PANELS

    and geothermal power generation facilities in Suwon, Pyeongtaek and Hwaseong campuses

  • 100% renewable energy

    for energy used in the United States, Europe and China by 2020

Circular Economy

Samsung Electronics applies a resource recirculation model in its operations, as a part of the effort to reuse or recycle resources.

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS’ CIRCULAR ECONOMY PRINCIPLES
  • 01

    Expanding use and purchase of recycled materials at product design stage while minimizing use of raw materials

  • 02

    Working towards maximizing product lifespan by designing products based on end customer needs and rigorous quality testing

  • 03

    Reducing the use of virgin natural resources and raw materials by maximizing re-use of scrap materials from manufacturing stage

  • 04

    Minimizing use of raw materials and maximizing transportation efficiency by creating compact product designs and packaging

  • 05

    Extending the product lifespan and increasing customer satisfaction through a professional repair service network

SAMSUNG RE+

Samsung Re+ Recycling Program

This represents our leading resource efficiency initiative undertaken under the slogan 'Samsung recycling program, Re+ makes 'PLUS' to the environment'

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS’ CLOSED LOOP PROGRAMS
  • Expanding
    Recycled
    Plastics Use
  • Recycling
    Key Metal
    Resources
  • Recycling
    Centers
  • Minimizing
    Resource Use and
    Extending
    Product Life Span

Corporate Citizenship (FY 2017)

Samsung is committed to its role as a socially responsible corporate citizen in all of its communities worldwide.

  • total corporate citizenship Investment

    385,571,000,000

  • Implementation

    104 Countries

  • BENEFICIARIES

    1,453,274

Advancing Innovation in Society
  • Relúmĭno

    A visual aid application that works in conjunction with the Gear VR to help those living with low vision

    Click here for more information
  • IGNIS

    A personal thermal observation device (TOD) customized for firefighters that is affordable, compact and 70% lighter than conventional TODs.

    Click here for more information
  • MOLENGEEK

    A public-private partnership, that includes the Belgian government and Samsung Electronics Benelux, to empower young entrepreneurs in the Brussels municipality of Molenbeek

    Click here for more information
Empowering Society
  • Employee Volunteers

    Samsung Electronics’ employees offer their time to serve communities through various volunteer programs.(Total volunteer hours in 2017: 1,259,893)

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  • Samsung Smart School

    We train teachers and equip schools with smart devices and solutions that help bridge the digital divide and allow students to take advantage of a smarter approach to education. A total number of 2,228,150 students from 1,800 schools in 72 countries have participated in the program so far.

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  • Samsung Tech Institute

    Samsung Electronics provides tech-focused vocational training to establish a basis for self-reliance to young adults around the world. A total number of 96,000 young adults from 480 institutes in 54 countries have received support from Samsung Tech Institute.

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  • Green Management

    To fulfill our environmental responsibility, we at Samsung officially announced the Environmental Declaration in 1992. We strive to minimize the negative impact on the environment by producing products with less resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions during use.

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