Samsung was founded in 1938 by Lee Byung-chul as a trading company. Over the next thirty years, the group advanced into areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities, and retail. Today, the company’s products include:
Home electronics Mobile phones Semiconductor devices
Since 1990, the company has increasingly globalised its activities and electronics; in particular, its mobile phones and semiconductors have become its most important source of income. By 2020, it had the 8th highest global brand value.
Samsung continues to have a strong influence on South Korea's economic development, politics, media and culture.
The company thrives big on sustainability, monitoring the financial and non-financial impacts that it exerts on society. By doing so, they intend to make a positive impact all the while decreasing a negative impact.
Samsung strives to embed innovation into the fabric of its corporate culture while creating synergies through the use of external resources to pursue open innovation.
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