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Samsung

Background | 26 April, 2010 at 11:01

The Samsung Group (Korean: 삼성 그룹) is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul, South Korea. It is the world's largest conglomerate by revenue with an annual revenue of US $173.4 billion in 2008 and is South...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | 3 March, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace climbers today scaled the Benelux headquarters of the Korean electronic giant Samsung, sticking the message “Samsung = Broken Promises” in giant letters onto the front of the building. The peaceful protest is challenging the company...

Calling out Samsung for toxic failure

Feature story | 3 March, 2010 at 0:00

Samsung still uses PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in all its products, except in a few models of mobile phone, MP3 players and some components, despite many promises to clean up. That's why our activists stuck huge stickers on the...

Greener Electronics Samsung Ranking - 10th Edition

Publication | 24 November, 2008 at 8:00

Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

Samsung holds its position in 2nd place and increases its score from 6.9 to 7.1, by committing to reduce its absolute emissions of greenhouse gases, despite growth in the company’s sales. Samsung scores relatively well on all the criteria.Since...

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | 26 October, 2010 at 9:00

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

Greener electronics Samsung ranking: Second Edition

Publication | 6 December, 2006 at 9:56

Samsung gets top marks for providing a timeline for phasing out brominated flame retardants (BFRs). It loses points for providing voluntary product take back of its electronic waste only in a few countries and only for some product groups. The...

Greener electronics Samsung ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 0:00

Samsung gets top marks for providing a timeline for phasing out brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and for its strong support for Individual Producer Responsibility. Samsung loses points for providing voluntary product take back of its electronic...

Greener electronics Samsung ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 6:12

Samsung has fallen from 5th to 8th place because it has made no new improvements while its competitors have. The company scores top marks on most chemicals criteria apart from the availability of products free of PVC and brominated flame...

Greener electronics Samsung ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 6:00

Samsung remains in 5th place, with top marks on most chemicals criteria apart from the availability of products free of PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). The company has improved their information to consumers on what to do with their...

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