· The certification, which is based on a total equipment lifetime evaluation, confirms that the six Neo QLED 8K and Neo QLED 4K models have a reduced carbon footprint compared to previous models.
· Samsung increases its efforts in terms of sustainability, with more than 20 models expected to achieve this distinction this year
Portugal – April 18, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that six models in its 2023 Neo QLED lineup have achieved Carbon Trust “Reducing CO2” certification. This distinction is awarded to a device when its carbon footprint has demonstrably reduced over the years, a testament to Samsung’s commitment and efforts to improve sustainability throughout its product lifecycle.
“It is very rewarding to see Samsung’s sustainability mission recognized by a trusted organization as we are committed to creating devices with the future of our planet at the top of our minds,” said Seokwoo Yong, Executive Vice President and Deputy Head of Visual Display Business. At Samsung Electronics. “As the world’s largest television manufacturer, we recognize our responsibility to lead by example and will continue to leverage technology to drive positive change.”
The Carbon Trust is a global climate consultancy established by the British Government with the aim of tackling climate change and reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). The organization, based on internationally accepted standards, calculates carbon footprint certification by assessing the amount of GHGs generated throughout a product’s life cycle from production to disposal. Interestingly, the label does not take CO2 offsets into account.
The Neo QLED 2023 models that have achieved certification recognize Samsung’s commitment to reducing the weight of these devices and reducing power consumption during the usage phase compared to their predecessors. The six certified models include three Neo QLED 8K and three Neo QLED 4K TVs In order to expand the scope of this effort, Samsung expects to achieve carbon footprint certification on more than 20 models this year, along with its latest lineup of QLED, Crystal UHD, and OLED TVs, as well as monitors and display devices.
In 2021, Samsung Neo became the first television to receive this certification among QLED 4K televisions and higher resolution models. The following year, 16 models in Samsung’s 2022 lineup, including 11 models in the QLED, Crystal UHD and Lifestyle TV ranges, as well as five monitors and signage devices, achieved this certification.
As the world’s television leader for the 17th consecutive year, Samsung’s visual display business continues to demonstrate environmentally-conscious equipment and practices across its range.
For more information on Samsung’s 2023 TV range visit https://www.samsung.com/pt/offer/qled-oled-pre-order-2023/.
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