Environment Policy

Environment Policy

Environment Policy

Samsung SDS recognize our generation borrows the Earth for a while, we pursue eco-friendly management to pass on a clean and sustainable global environment to next generation.

1. Compliance with environmental and energy laws and international agreements

We comply with environmental and energy laws and international agreements, and establish and implement stronger internal standards.

2. Global Environmental Leadership

Based on the CEO's willingness for ESG management, we actively promotes environmental management to become a leading company in the ICT industry.

3. Response to Climate Crisis and Carbon Neutrality

We recognize the climate crisis is a long-cherished task for mankind to preserve the global environment, we actively responds to the climate crisis and achieves carbon neutrality in the mid- to long-term by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency, and expanding renewable energy.

4. Environment and Energy Management

We continuously improve the environment and energy management by establishing a global-level environment and energy management system (ISO 14001, ISO 50001), making and managing environment and energy goals in all business areas.

5. LCA Environmental Management

We raise the level of Life cycle environmental management with partners and subsidiaries and create a corporate culture in which all executives and employees voluntarily participate in environmental energy improvement activities.

6. Active communication

We transparently discloses our accurate environmental management information to various stakeholders and increases our eco-friendly value through active communication.

We announce above environmental management policies and the performance of each field and combine all technologies and capabilities possessed of all executives and partners to continuously develop environmental management.

May 30, 2023
CEO Hwang Sungwoo

  • Employees

    At Samsung SDS, all employees are aware of the importance of the environment and work together to make eco-friendly achievements through collaborative efforts. The company shall provide a variety of training programs and opportunities to support this.

  • Suppliers, service providers and other key business partners

    Our business partners including suppliers, service providers, non-managed operations, joint venture partners, licensees, outsourcing partners, etc., should recognize potential impact on the environment and strive to minimize the damage to protect natural resources for future generations. They are required to carefully manage/release air pollutants in accordance with designated laws and regulations by monitoring the efficiency level of air pollution control facilities. In addition, they need to find cost efficient methods to minimize energy consumption and GHG emissions while improving energy efficiency.

  • Due-diligence, mergers and acquisitions

    Environmental policy is also applied to due diligence in mergers and acquisitions to identify potential environmental risks and assess possibility of contamination.

  • Products and Services

    We will maximize opportunities offered by circular economy, promote the eco-design of our products and services, and minimize the impact of our waste by promoting efficient energy management and reduce the carbon emission and generation of waste.

  • Production operations and business facilities

    Samsung SDS strives to improve energy efficiency level at workplaces with reducing the energy consumption. In addition, we have actively implemented policies to reduce the environmental impacts of the office, through various measures such as improving the recycling rate, introducing a paperless campaign, and reducing the load on the IT system. Samsung SDS has established PSM (Power Status Monitoring) to monitor IT equipment usage and data center facility usage in real time for efficient energy management to measure, evaluate, and manage energy usage for each component, while monitoring the results of various energy efficiency improvement activities.

  • Distribution and Logistics

    As natural resources are become scarce and the social pressure to use eco-friendly energy grows, Samsung SDS is working to improve resource utilization throughout all business processes (purchase, development, manufacturing, distribution, use and disposal) related to its products and services.

  • Environment safety management system

    To build and improve a global level of safety environment system, establish and maintain a system compliant with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.
    Through these activities, effort must be made to enhance the level of pollution prevention activities and recycling of resources in key business regions.

  • Management of greenhouse gas emission and energy consumption

    By efficiently managing and reducing the emission of greenhouse gas, we shall strive to properly respond to the "Greenhouse gas Target Management System" and the "Emission Trade Scheme.“ Also, Samsung SDS shall improve the energy efficiency in the establishments and try to effectively reduce energy consumption.

  • Waste Management

    Samsung SDS monitors waste generation and disposal at each operation sites. The company continuously seeks to manage waste such as replacing plastic packaging with paper. Also, we do our best efforts to reduce/recycle waste minimizing waste-to-landfill and enhancing biodiversity in our business value chain.