Lg Electronics was named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World by Corporate Knights for the third consecutive year and was also awarded the Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s 2016 Sustainability Yearbook at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Lg ranked 44th in the most recent edition, up seven places compared to the previous year. Corporate Knights employs a comprehensive measurement system to gauge sustainability based on a corporation’s environmental and societal outcomes, as well as financial performance. The firm examined approximately 4,000 top corporations from around the world in order to compile its definitive list of the 100 most sustainable companies. Each company was analyzed across 12 key performance indicators such as R&D-based innovation, capital asset management, sustainable energy utilization, greenhouse gas emissions, and ability to offer stable employment to existing hires while also successfully integrating new employees.