Samsung India has initiated a week-long E-waste awareness program for World Environment Day 2016, in order to educate its employees on crucial matters related to sustainable development.
As part of the program, Informative videos and teasers and educative e-mailers with facts and insights were shared with employees; while special E-waste bins were put up across locations for employees to adhere to the Company’s philosophy of building a greener environment.
Also, Samsung’s service centers across the country were theme decorated for world Environment Day, with informative notice boards, digital videos showcasing creative use of E-waste, and by placing plants across the premises.
The week-long E-waste awareness program will be observed at Samsung’s two manufacturing units in Chennai and Noida; R&D centres in Delhi, Bengaluru and Noida, partner services across the country and all its offices.
Anurag Prashar, Vice President, Samsung India Electronics, said, “United Nations’ World Environment Day is an important time for everyone to remind ourselves of our responsibility towards the environment and to resolve that we should come together and work towards protecting the future of planet Earth. At Samsung, we are committed to a sustainable future that makes everyday living better and through this program our aim was to drive this change in thinking through a call for action.”
Samsung also talked about its Samsung Take-back And Recycling (STAR) program, under which they collect products that have reached end-of-life and recycle them into something useful.