Samsung Electronics and the Galaxy Community raised over $10 million to reach global goals

Since 2019, Samsung and its users have used the Samsung Global Goals app to raise over $10 million for the UN development program

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is taking an important step in the pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). So Samsung paid more than 10 million dollars to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Funds are raised throughSamsung Global Goals app. The Samsung Global Goals app empowers everyone to help build a brighter, more sustainable future.

In September 2015, world leaders meeting at the United Nations General Assembly pledged to radically transform the world by 2030. The global goals set contribute to the plan to fight hunger, inequality and deprivation of justice. world climate In 2019, Samsung began providing innovative solutions to support UNDP by launching the Samsung Global Goals app. Around the world, the Galaxy community can now use this simple yet important Samsung app to make a difference.

Taking action to achieve global goals

“At Samsung, we know that technology plays an important role in solving some global problems, said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business, Samsung Electronics. Through our partnership with UNDP and the Samsung Global Goals app, the Galaxy community plays an important role in achieving the global goals. We would like to thank our users very much for helping us achieve this important milestone. »

Using the Samsung Global Goals app supports the important work of UNDP. The United Nations Development Program focuses on new policies, improved programs and youth initiatives in more than 100 countries and supports more than 900 youth partnerships.

“We are almost halfway to our 2030 deadline, so the next year will be crucial to meeting the world’s goals, said UNDP Fellow Achim Steiner. As the world faces challenges, we draw energy from all the progress made through our partnerships. Together with Samsung, we must re-energize our joint efforts to achieve our global goals and inspire our younger generation to act together. »

Increase our impact

The Samsung Global Goals app is now installed on nearly 300 million Galaxy devices worldwide, including smartphones, tablets and smartwatches. Through the app, Samsung draws attention to global goals and encourages users to take small steps that can lead to big changes. The Samsung Global Goals app allows users to make direct financial contributions, use different backgrounds to increase ad revenue, or earn money by viewing in-app ads . By doubling all revenue from in-app ads, Samsung can maximize its positive impact. [1]

Since launching the Samsung Global Goals app in 2019, Samsung has expanded its partnership with UNDP to include Generation 17. This is an initiative that amplifies the voices of 14 young leaders who are making a huge impact in their communities around the world. Generation 17 youth leaders play a critical role in motivating others to advance the Global Goals.

Samsung hopes to contribute to the achievement of global goals through its business activities. Samsung has aligned its corporate ESG strategy with the Global Goals to prioritize and deliver results aligned with the Global Goals. The company is also a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, a program that encourages companies to adopt environmentally and socially responsible practices.

If you want to learn more about the Global Goals and take action, go to the Samsung Global Goals app:

Consult the maintenance report 2022 to track Samsung’s maintenance progress.

About UNDP

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is the lead agency of the United Nations working to combat the injustices of poverty, inequality and climate change. We help countries develop sustainable solutions for people and planet by working with our extensive network of specialists and partners in 170 countries.

[1] Samsung has pledged to double donations through advertising revenue generated by the Global Goals app, to the tune of $5 million per year.

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