29 Jul '11, 9pm

LG Earns First CarbonFree Certification for TVs, Fridges

LG Earns First CarbonFree Certification for TVs, Fridges

LG Electronics is hoping to appeal to the more climate-savvy consumer when it launches next year the first TV, fridge and other products to carry the CarbonFree logo . Created by the Carbonfund.org Foundation, the certification means that a product is carbon neutral, achieved by a company reducing or offsetting related emissions. LG is taking both tacks for shrinking the carbon footprint of its products, including an $18-billion investment by its parent LG Group to research and develop energy efficient and renewable energy products. The results will be on display next year, when LG will release the first products in six categories -- an LCD TV, an LCD computer monitor, a refrigerator, a clothes washing machine, an LED lamp and several solar panel products -- to carry CarbonFree certification. "For customers in the know, who are environmentally conscious, who understand the...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/07/29/lg-earns-first-ca...

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