Environment

Environment Policy

Samsung SDS regards environment-friendly management as the top priority values. Respecting people and nature in all business areas, Samsung SDS contributes to the prosperous life of mankind and the preservation of the environment.

1. Global Environmental Leadership

We strengthen sustainability and secure global environmental leadership by continuous investment on green businesses and actively innovate environmental management.

2. Climate Action

Climate change is the defining issue of our generation. We strive to contribute to eco-friendliness by reducing carbon emissions, expand the use of renewable energy, and etc.

3. Environmental Compliance and Environmental Management System

We comply with environmental regulations and operate an advanced environmental management system to continuously create environmental management values and secure future growth engines.

4. Eco-friendly Corporate Culture

We pursue corporate culture that voluntarily participates environmental improvement activities and support environmental training and management of employees and partners.

5. Communication

We engage with stakeholders to shape our environmental management information and we communicate progress to our Board, shareholders, customers, and members of the public.

  • 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.