The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Samsung with the Energy Star Corporate Commitment Award for the company’s commitment to demonstrating leadership and partnership with Energy Star and mitigating climate change. “Samsung is committed to helping mitigate climate change through our products, practices, and operations, especially in the area of energy efficiency – said KS Choi, President and CEO, Samsung Electronics North America -. We are extremely honored to receive this rare and prestigious award and commit to continuing to raise the bar on energy efficiency as an important part of tackling climate change”. As reported by the company, in 2020 Samsung had 303 Energy Star base models, including 100% of tablets, front-load washers and dishwashers, 86% of refrigerators, 78% of top-load washers and 54% of dryers that are Energy Star certified. Moreover, Samsung advances energy efficiency through innovative cutting-edge products such as next-generation refrigeration products, which earned the Emerging Technology Award for Advanced Adaptive Compressors in 2020. Samsung is also committed to reducing the climate impact of its operations and supply chain.