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Environmental Management

We will proactively respond to environmental risks by reducing environmental impacts throughout the product lifecycle through eco-friendly cable production and business site operation.

  • Environmental management system
  • Responding to climate change
  • Environmental management system

Environmental management system

To build an environmental management system and meet the basic requirements of international standards, we are efficiently managing activities like compliance with environmental laws, environmental performance management, and reduction of environmental pollution.

Scope of certification
All production sites (Gumi, Indong and Donghae)
Certification work
Environmental management system for all operations related to the design, distribution and use of transmission and distribution cables (Gumi), telecommunication and industrial cables (Indong), and submarine and industrial specialty cables (Donghae)
Effective period
November 27, 2020 ~ September 12, 2021
Certification authority
DQS Inc.

* Its subsidiaries operate their own environmental management system certification.

- Domestic: : G&P, LS EV Korea and LS Alsco

- Overseas: LSCW, LS-VINA, LSCV, LSGM, LSCI, LSEVP, LSCP, LSMC

Responding to climate change

Introduction of renewable electrical energy

  • 50% of power consumption at the Donghae and Indong plants will be provided by renewable energy.

Participation in the climate change network

  • CDP Climate Change response (every year)
  • Disclosing of greenhouse gas emissions and climate change response performance

Greenhouse gas emissions management

  • Managing the use of energy highly associated with greenhouse gas emissions as a direct and indirect energy source
  • Regular monitoring of usage

Environmental management system

Management of wastes

  • Development of XLPE recycling technology
  • Minimization of wastes generated through continuous process improvement and capital investment
  • Continual efforts to increase the waste recycling rate
  • Reduction of wastes through process improvement, capital investment, etc

Management of hazardous chemicals

  • Introduction of a new hazardous chemicals monitoring system within the HSE system
  • Build-out of an emergency system to respond to various chemical accidents

Management of air pollutants

  • Atmospheric measurement and analysis of raw materials and processes: Monitoring of new pollutants
  • 2Operation of equipment for reducing nitrogen oxide which accounts for 90% of air pollutants: Regenerative thermal oxidizers and selective catalytic reduction systems

Management of water pollutants

  • Applying stricter criteria than legal acceptance criteria
  • Managing effluent pollution level of 2020 within 10% of acceptance criteria

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