LG Electronics has been named one the world’s most sustainable corporations by two leading research organizations, earning the top honour in its industry sector in both the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index from Corporate Knights (www. corporateknights.com) and the 2015 Sustainability Yearbook from RobecoSAM.
It recognizes the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors. Considered the Gold Standard in corporate sustainability analysis, the 2015 Global 100 singled out LG as the only honouree in the household durables sector, while the company’s overall ranking improving signifi cantly to 51st in 2015 from 82nd in 2014.
Global 100 companies are scored on 12 quantitative key performance indicators that range from energy and water use, to product leadership and operational excellence to employee compensation and tax strategy.