Eight product lines in the 2024 range are recognized for a reduced carbon footprint compared to the previous year’s models, expanding the company’s certified portfolio
Samsung aims to achieve ‘Product Carbon Footprint’ and ‘Product Carbon Reduction’ certifications for more than 60 models by 2024
Samsung Electronics today announced the eight product lines1 in the 2024 Neo QLED 4K and 8K, OLED and The Frame series have received ‘Product Carbon Reduction’ certification from TÜV Rheinland, the international independent third-party testing, inspection and certification organization. The certification demonstrates the carbon footprint reduction ratio of these products compared to the previous year’s model, serving as proof of the company’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions year-on-year.
“As the world’s leading TV manufacturer, it is our responsibility to create products that redefine the possibilities of TV while advancing sustainability efforts,” said Yongjae Kim, Executive Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics.
“Congratulations to Samsung Electronics. The issuance of the Product Carbon Reduction certification demonstrates Samsung’s commitment to environmental sustainability and its real efforts to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change,” said Frank Holzmann, Global Vice President of TÜV Rheinland Business Field Electrical, ” This recognition will undoubtedly strengthen the brand. reputation and customer trust, further strengthening its position as a leading player in the global electronics market.”
TÜV Rheinland assessed the greenhouse gas emissions for Samsung’s TV products throughout their life cycle – “cradle to grave” – from manufacture, transport, use to disposal, according to international recognized standards such as ISO 14067 and ISO 14064-4 also as the self-developed standard 2 PfG Q2880/09.23 of TÜV Rheinland. It verifies and certifies that all eight TV product lines meet the standard carbon reduction requirement set by TÜV Rheinland. The newly certified products include two Neo QLED 8K series, three Neo QLED 4K series, two OLED series and one The Frame series.
In addition to product certification, Samsung’s Visual Display Business received the electronic display and consumer electronics industry’s first “Product Carbon Footprint Calculation Method” certification from TÜV Rheinland. This certification measures and manages greenhouse gas emissions throughout a product’s life cycle, collecting and analyzing data in accordance with management regulations and prescribed execution manuals to calculate greenhouse gas emissions and ensure transparent and reproducible results.
As Samsung continues its work to reduce the environmental impact of its products, it aims to achieve TÜV Rheinland’s ‘Product Carbon Footprint’ and ‘Product Carbon Reduction’ certifications for more than 60 models in 2024, including new soundbars. With these results of the eight series of carbon reduction products and the analysis report, Samsung has more confidence and a clear direction in the development and design of the next generation of carbon-free TV products.
This recognition builds on previous recognitions of Samsung’s sustainability efforts. Achieved its first ‘Reducing CO2’ certification from the Carbon Trust in 2021 for Neo QLED 4K and higher resolution TVs. In 2022, 11 TV models and five display and signage products achieved CO2 Reduction certification, and more recently, 24 models in Samsung’s 2023 lineup were certified by the Carbon Trust and TÜV Rheinland.
For more information on Samsung’s 2024 TV lineup, visit www.samsung.com.
1 Neo QLED 8K (QN900D, QN800D), Neo QLED 4K (QN95D, QN90D, QN85DA), OLED (S95D, S90D) and The Frame (LS03D)