28 Nov '11, 6pm

LG Electronics USA to Cut Carbon Footprint in Half by 2020

LG Electronics USA to Cut Carbon Footprint in Half by 2020

The North American arm of LG Electronics plans to halve its carbon footprint by 2020. LG Electronics USA said today the company would use 2007 emissions levels as the baseline for the 50 percent reduction, which would largely revolve around its energy use. Its operations consume roughly 19.4 million kilowatt hours each year. In a statement announcing the plan, LG Electronics USA offered a glimpse into how the company would achieve this aggressive goal. Energy management figures prominently in its strategy, such as optimizing its energy management systems, and it also plans to boost efficiency by targeting its HVAC, lighting and data centers. Green power will also play a significant role, and LG Electronics expects to source more power from renewable sources. Already the company buys 100 percent renewable energy for its Englewood Cliffs, N.J., headquarters. LG Electronics a...

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