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Fast Facts
Samsung Electronics


  • Jong-Hee (JH) Han,
    Vice Chairman and CEO

    Device eXperience

  • Kyehyun Kyung,
    President and CEO

    Device Solutions

Financial Performance * Based on the consolidated financial statement in FY 2021 (KRW Trillion)



Operating Profit


Net Profit


R&D Expenditure



  • DX (Device eXperience) Division

    • Visual Display Business

    • Digital Appliances Business

    • MX (Mobile eXperience) Business

    • Networks Business

    • Health & Medical Equipment Business

  • DS (Device Solutions) Division

    • Memory Business

    • System LSI Business

    • Foundry Business

Leading Innovation

Samsung Electronics presents its “Intelligence of Things” vision with its investment and leadership in AI, 5G & 6G, Automotive Electronics.

  • Artificial

  • 5G & 6G

  • Automotive

  • A Wide Range of


A total of 266,673 employees work across Samsung’s global network. (as of December 2021)

  • 266,673Employees
  • more than230Global Bases
  • 74Countries
  • 15Regional Offices
  • 32Production Sites
  • 39R&D Centers
  • 7Design Centers
  • 54Sales Offices

Encouraging Creativity

Samsung offers various programs for its employees to develop innovative business ideas.

C-Lab (Creative Lab), one of Samsung’s primary innovation programs, helps employees nurture creative business ideas. Since its launch in 2012, the program has facilitated: (as of May 2022)

  • 365projects
  • 59spin-off companies

MOSAIC is an internal platform where employees can share innovative ideas and cooperate with one another. Since its launch in 2014, it has reached and produced: (as of May 2022)

  • 104,000website visits per day
  • 154,000ideas that have gone on to be patented or become the basis of new business or research

Environmental Strategy

Samsung Electronics has been committed to environmental management since our Environmental Declaration in 1992.
In line with our vision that the environment is the future, we have established a New Environmental Strategy in 2022 to present specific goals and implementation methods to preserve our planet.

  • * Environmental Declaration in 1992
  • Green Management Vision in 2009
  • New Environmental Strategy in 2022
  • Net Zero

  • Energy-Efficient
    Products and
    Resource Circulation

  • Water

  • Environmental

Performance in 2021

Target by 2030

Target by 2050

Net Zero

Performance in 2021

- 6.41 million tons of GHG reduced

- Renewable energy use hits 5,278 GWh

Target by 2030

- Join the RE100 initiative in 2022

- Transition to renewable energy for all international operations within the DX Division by 2027

- Achieve net zero emissions for all operations in the DX Division by 2030

Target by 2050

- Aim to match electric power needs with renewable energy by 2050 for all operations globally

- Achieve net zero emissions across all global operations including the DS Division


Performance in 2021

- 334 million tons of GHG emissions in the product use phase reduced
(cumulative from 2009 - 2021)

Target by 2030

- Develop ultra-low power semiconductors by 2025

- Lowering power consumption levels by 30 percent in 7 major models* by 2030
(compared to products with the same specifications in 2019)
* Smartphones, TVs, refrigerators, washing machines, air conditioners, PCs, and monitors


Performance in 2021

- 310 thousand tons of renewable plastics used
(cumulative from 2009 ~ 2021)

- 5.07 million tons of electronic waste collected
(cumulative from 2009 - 2021)

- 96% of waste from manufacturing sites recycled

Target by 2030

- Incorporate recycled resin into 50% of the plastic used in products by 2030

- Reach a cumulative 10 million tons of collected electronic waste (from 2009 - 2030) by expanding the scope of electronic waste collection from approximately 50 countries to 180 countries by 2030

- Obtain a platinum-level Zero Waste to Landfill Certification issued by the global safety certification organization (UL) for all global operations by 2025

Target by 2050

- Incorporate recycled resin into 100 percent of plastic used in products by 2050

Water Reuse

Performance in 2021

- 93,949 thousand tons of water reused

Target by 2030

- Keep actual water withdrawal at 2021 levels during DS Division’s production line expansion through 2030

- Restore the same amount of water consumed in the DX Division by 2030


Target by 2030

- Develop and apply carbon capture technologies to semiconductor production lines after 2030

- Develop clean air technologies and expand usage to local communities from 2030

Target by 2050

- Remove air and water pollutants emitted during the semiconductor manufacturing process, treating them to ensure that they have almost no additional impact on the environment from 2040