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Greenpeace activists call out Samsung’s sponsorship of Winter Olympics as hypocrisy

Press release | 30 January, 2018 at 6:46

Berlin, 30 January 2018 - Greenpeace activists in Berlin and Taipei called out Samsung for sponsoring this year’s Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, which are touted to be powered by 100% renewable energy. Renewables account for only 1% of...

Samsung

Background | 26 April, 2010 at 13:01

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...

One phone call could #SaveTheGalaxy

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 21 November, 2016 1 comment

At the beginning of the month we launched a petition to ask Samsung to reuse or recycle materials from 4.3 million Galaxy Note7 phones following its global recall in October. Since then the story has been picked up by ...

Samsung, can you hear us?

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 29 November, 2016

Over the past week we've watched as thousands of people around the world joined our urgent call for Samsung to come up with a concrete plan to reuse or recycle 4.3 million Galaxy Note7s. From Hong Kong to Washington DC, you called...

Dumping 4.3 million Samsung phones is an environmental disaster warns Greenpeace

Press release | 1 November, 2016 at 1:01

Seoul, 1 November 2016 - Samsung’s lack of transparency on the disposal of Galaxy Note 7 leaves tonnes of precious minerals at risk of being discarded into the environment. According to calculations by Oeko-Institut, a research and consultancy...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | 3 March, 2010 at 1:00

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 1:00

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...

Samsung: fuelling climate change

Blog entry by Insung Lee | 29 November, 2017 1 comment

As extreme weather increases, the world is being forced to wake up to the realities of climate change. The good news is that every day more and more people are coming together, taking action to ensure a greener future for us all.

Greener Electronics Samsung Ranking - 10th Edition

Publication | 24 November, 2008 at 9:00

Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 13:27

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...

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