Seoul, South Korea,
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Product Brand Owner
Samsung Electronics is a digital leader that supports its mission of making life better for consumers around the world by developing innovative technologies and efficient processes. Samsung is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its support of the ENERGY STAR specification development process as a committed partner collaborating early and often, its leadership in marketing ENERGY STAR certified products, and its community outreach that promotes efficiency. Key 2014 accomplishments include:
- Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 82 percent of its Samsung brand major appliances and consumer electronics.
- Achieving outstanding results with ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2014, which includes almost doubling the number of models recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient offered among both appliances and TVs, as well as leading the industry with the most ENERGY STAR Most Efficient refrigerator models in Q3 and Q4 2014.
- Prominently and consistently promoting the ENERGY STAR brand both online and in store through its website, Samsung.com, through Samsung social media resulting in more than six million impressions, and through point-of-purchase (POP) messaging on Samsung certified products and packaging including embedded POP in store mode on TV screens.
- Exemplifying the Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR message as the #1 business pledge driver, translating to more than 233.6 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions avoided, and contributing to three ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour events where Samsung provided ENERGY STAR certified tablets, TVs, and home appliances in an energy-saving makeover for two Boys & Girls Club facilities in Michigan and Maryland.