LG Electronics named 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year

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LG Electronics named 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG Electronics, one of Korea’s leading consumer appliance manufacturers, said yesterday it has won a 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year award.

The honor, given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, recognized LG’s steady contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by making energy-efficient products.

The award, which was launched in 2001, also lauded the company’s efforts to educate consumers about eco-friendly products.

Last year, 406 product models such as TVs, washing machines and refrigerators made by the electronics company received “energy star” certificates. The combined sales of such products jumped 30 percent on-year in 2011.

In addition to making energy-efficient, environmentally friendly products, LG has started a campaign to make better use of renewable energy and also started numerous programs to reduce carbon dioxide emissions across the board.

A formal awards ceremony will be held on March 15 in Washington.

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