Sustainability Strategy
As a materials company, LG Chem strives to create sustainable value by prioritizing people and respecting the environment in all of our business activities To this end, we have chosen to include 10 strategies for sustainability, economic, environmental, and societal management in our vision entitled "Sustainable Chemistry for Humanity and the Environment."
Sustainable Chemistry for
Human and Environment
Principles of Sustainability

We abide by the principles of sustainability to create sustainable value.

  • 01 We provide environmentally friendly and innovative materials and solutions.
  • 02 We adhere to business ethics as a corporate citizen.
  • 03 We make products and run operations in a sustainable way.
  • 04 We contribtne to the growth of communities using our capabilities.
Core Tasks
Expanding markets and increasing sales
Improving customer value
Strengthening product responsibility
Responding to climate change and reducing energy use
Reducing the environmental impacts of operations
03. Social
Respecting human rights and developing talent
Reinforcing safety and health
Strengthening compliance with fair trade
Strengthening partnerships with business partners
Pursuing strategic social partnership
Sustainability Management Aligned with SDGs

As a member of the UN Global Compact, LG Chem actively supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). LG Chem will contribute to the sustainable development of the world by aligning its business with the SDGs.

  • Zero Hunger
    Zero Hunger
    LG Chem enters the green bio market to provide solutions to the food shortage problem in the future.
    LG Chem holds the No.1 share in the domestic crop protection agents market, promoting a seed business.
  • Good Health and Well-being
    Good Health and Well-being
    LG Chem has entered the red bio market to develop medicines that contribute to promoting human health.
    LG Chem has entered the UN public market to develop new medicines and vaccines for the prevention of various diseases.
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
    Clean Water and Sanitation
    LG Chem contributes to resolving the issue of water shortage across the world by providing clean water through products such as its ROmembranes, which are widely used in water treatment.
  • Affordable and Clean Energy
    Affordable and Clean Energy
    LG Chem expands the supply of eco-friendly electric vehicles through the production of automobile batteries and ESS batteries, and contributes to building sustainable cities and ecosystems by expanding the supply of new and renewable energy sources.
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
    Decent Work and Economic Growth
    LG Chem has increased operating profits thanks to the continued strong growth in the petrochemicals division, the robust sales of electric vehicles, and the increased sales of ESS batteries in the energy solutions division, consequently contributing to creating quality jobs.
  • Climate Action
    Climate Action
    The government has finalized its 2030 target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 37 percent compared with Business As Usual(BAU).