Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Mayor of Englewood Cliffs, Joseph Parisi, Jr.“LG, a good corporate citizen of Bergen County for 25 years, is planning to construct a state-of-the-art, eight-story office building in Englewood Cliffs that will benefit our community for decades to come.”
Mayor of Englewood Cliffs, Joseph Parisi, Jr.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Giving back to the community it has been a part of for 25 years, is important to LG. LG actively participates in activities benefiting residents of Bergen County and the State of New Jersey. Below are highlights of some of LG’s community involvement activities.

LG Science and Environmental Learning Center

To further strengthen the 25-year partnership with the local community, LG is investing more than $2 million to create a Science and Environmental Learning Center in the new headquarters building, where local school children will be able to learn about technology and sustainable living. LG shared initial plans for the learning center with the community during the approval phase of the project and will be reaching out to the local community for ideas and feedback on the learning center as plans for the building move forward.

Fort Lee Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing

Fort Lee Chamber Golf

June 18, 2014
LG participated in the 2014 Annual Spring Fort Lee Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing. Prizes donated by LG included the following:

  • Raffle Winner: 42-inch LED TV
  • Straightest Drive: LED computer monitor
  • Closest to the Pin: Smart TV box
  • Longest Drive: Mouse-scanner
Tenafly 5K Run
Fort Lee Chamber Golf
June 1, 2014
In support of the Tenafly Educational Foundation, LG sponsored the Tenafly 5K Run. As a sponsor, LG also participated in the Health and Fitness Fair, sharing environmental and energy efficiency tips and encouraging attendees to take the “Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Pledge.”
Tenafly Nature Center

Tenafly Nature Center

March 30, 2014
In support of the Tenafly Nature Center’s efforts to preserve and protect the natural environment and provide environmental education, LG provided a 55-inch Smart TV for the group’s Annual Dinner and Silent Auction.

Past Activities

Englewood Idol

Englewood Idol
January 10, 2014
Supporting local students, LG was a Diamond Sponsor for Englewood Idol, an event which raises money for the Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit created by students so that they can support their classmates who are going to college.

edcampNJ

EdcampNJ
November 23, 2013
LG was a Diamond Sponsor of edcampNJ, an event designed to bring together teachers in the area to discuss issues of importance to them.

 

 

Englewood Cliffs Public Schools Go Green Night

November 1, 2013
LG worked with Englewood Cliffs Public Schools and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to create a “Go Green Night” where local students and families learned about recycling, water conservation and energy efficiency.

Englewood Cliffs PTA Fall Festival

October 20, 2013
LG participated in the local PTA Fall Festival, educating families on simple actions they could do to protect the environment as well as featuring posters from the Science and Environmental Learning Center Poster Contest held earlier in the year.

LG “Discover Your Green World Poster Contest”

Discover Your Green World Poster Contest Winner - Hailey Song
May 2013
LG invited students in grades Kindergarten – 8th in Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, Tenafly and Fort Lee to develop a poster illustrating an exhibit design that they’d like to see included in the future LG Science & Environmental Learning Center.
See the winning ideas that kids in your local community submitted for a future exhibit in LG’s Science and Environmental Learning Center!

 

Construction Launch Event

November 14, 2013
Surrounded by more than 300 supporters, LG Electronics celebrated the start of construction on its new $300 million environmentally-friendly North American headquarters project in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Supporters included elected officials from New Jersey as well as neighbors, local businesses, union leaders.

Click to Read Press Release

Click to Read Press Release

Former President and CEO of LG Electronics USA, Wayne Park, (left), is joined by elected officials as they plant the first of 700 new trees that will grow on the future site.

Click to read comments from officials

Click to Read Comments from Officials

Former President and CEO of LG Electronics USA, Wayne Park, discusses the economic, environmental and community benefits of the new headquarters. Among officials supporting the project are [front row from left to right: NJ State Senator Paul Sarlo (D-36); Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan; Englewood Cliffs Mayor Joseph Parisi Jr.] [back row from left to right: President of the Bergen County Building and Construction Trades Council Rick Sabato; Bergen County Freeholders Chairman David L. Ganz; and NJ head of the U.S. Green Building Council Florence Block].

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