LG U+ exerts every effort to achieve sustainable growth, providing services that can satisfy its customers and fulfilling social responsibility.

Environmental Management

LG U+ has been making every effort to minimize the negative impact of business on the environment. Based on LG's environmental goal "Green Way," it has additionally set top three management goals: "Create a green workplace," "Explore green business areas," and "Develop new green products." LG U+ takes the initiative in environmental management by investing in "new green technologies and processes," expanding the business areas with low greenhouse gas emissions and developing eco-friendly ICT technology.

Vision:Green Way, Top Three Management Goals:Green Workplace, Green Business Areas, New Green Products, Invest in R&D and Equipment:Invest in new green technologies and processes, Constantly improve the portfolio:Expand the business areas with low greenhouse gas emission, Actively develop green products:Develop products with high energy efficiency, Invest in new green business areas:Invest in energy, living eco, and healthcare fields, Enhance green partnerships:Support partners with a green management system

Environmental Management Teams

LG U+ has the executive-level working committee in the safety, health, and environment sectors at the ESG Committee under the Board of Directors. Each team reports to the ESG working committee in the safety, health, and environment sectors about the outcomes of various business activities that involve reusing waste, saving energy, managing greenhouse gas emissions, and responding to the initiatives on sustainability.

ESG Committee under the Board of Directors - Executive-Level ESG Working Committee - Safety/Health/Environment - Safety Management and Planning Team:Operation of an eco-friendly safety management system, Reuse and minimization of waste, Energy Management Team & IDC Project Operation Team:Assessment of greenhouse gas emission for each wired or wireless equipment, Energy saving for the IDC and network equipment, Development of low-power electrical equipment, Consumer Sales and Planning Team:Assessment of energy-saving and greenhouse gas emission for each directly run store, Policy-Making Team:Management of energy-saving and greenhouse gas emission across the entire company, Response to the initiatives on sustainability such as CDP

Eco-Friendly Water Resource Management

To manage water resources efficiently and eco-friendly, LG U+ has adopted a groundwater recycling system to its Yongsan Office building. The system is equipped with a reprocessing facility that categorizes groundwater into drinking water, potable water, and heavy water. As for drinking water, water quality tests are regularly performed.

Legal Waste Disposal

In 2020, LG U++'s waste recycling rate reached 95%, which was measured with licensed companies as targets. Its 2021 goal is to surpass the waste recycling rate of 95%. To do so, it has been carrying out various activities to reduce waste and improve recycling. Based on strict standards, LG U+ has chosen its partner in charge of waste disposal through strict standard requirements. All the business waste including waste wires and communications equipment is handled and disposed of in legal and eco-friendly ways.

Response to Climate Change

To respond to the climate crisis, LG+ strives to save energy and use renewable energy more. LG U+'s Pyeongchon Mega Center, an IDC center, uses solar panels and the geothermal pump system to generate renewable energy. Its Yongsan Office building is also equipped with a rooftop solar power generation system to save energy.
Furthermore, it has been adopting and using renewable energy across different business areas by building solar-powered LTE base stations, particularly in isolated regions.

The geothermal pump system and solar panels
inside the IDC Pyeongchon Mega Center
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Solar panels on the rooftop
of the Yongsan Office building
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Participation in International Initiatives

LG U+ has been a participant of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global disclosure system for assessing the environmental sustainability of a corporation. It has been disclosing its strategies to respond to climate change and activities and outcomes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions every year.
In the 2020 assessment, it was listed on the "Carbon Management Sector Honors" including the top five companies with the highest scores across different sectors.
LG U+ also proved that it is an excellent company in terms of carbon management since it was listed on the "Sector Honors" including
the telecommunication service providers with the highest scores from 2014 to 2020 for seven consecutive years.

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[Listed on the Carbon Management
Sector Honors by CDP Korea]
2018's A-, 2019's A, 2020's A