National Environmental Education Foundation is Proud to Announce Samsung as a Corporate Sponsor

  National Environmental Education Foundation is Proud to Announce Samsung as
  a Corporate Sponsor

   Sponsorship will advance Green STEM teaching and learning culminating in
                  National Environmental Education Week 2014

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- May 02, 2013

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) today announced Samsung
as its partner in supporting a dynamic new learning space for educators and
students with resources to advance Green STEM learning. Samsung will be the
official national sponsor of National Environmental Education Week (EE Week)
2014, the nation’s largest celebration of environmental education.

L-R: Sarah Kozicki, Jennifer Tabola, Diane Wood (President), of NEEF; David
Steel of Samsung; Carol ...

L-R: Sarah Kozicki, Jennifer Tabola, Diane Wood (President), of NEEF; David
Steel of Samsung; Carol Watson of NEEF; and Adam Yates of Samsung (Photo:
Business Wire)

EE Week is celebrated annually the week before Earth Day and aims to inspire
environmental learning related to science, technology, engineering and math
(STEM) subjects among K-12 students to help encourage them to find sustainable
solutions to 21^st century challenges. The multi-year theme extending into
2014 highlights Greening STEM efforts in classrooms and communities across the

“How fabulous to be partnering with Samsung, a leading technology company that
understands the importance of STEM education and the doors it can open for
today’s students,” said Diane Wood, President of NEEF. “Greening STEM is a
great way to support young people in learning key skills while improving the
environment in their own communities, especially by creating sustainable
solutions to 21^st century environmental challenges. With Samsung’s support,
EE Week's reach will extend further to millions of students and educators
across the United States.”

“As a company committed to raising enthusiasm for STEM education, Samsung
hopes that our support of NEEF’s programming throughout the year helps steer
the national dialogue to focus on the importance of fostering students’
interest in these key subject areas,” said David Steel, Executive Vice
President of Samsung Electronics North America. “NEEF makes learning about
STEM subjects accessible and interesting for students, and helps demonstrate
how they can positively impact the environment and our communities.”

Since its inception in 2005, EE Week has delivered educators free, non-biased,
high-quality, environmental materials grounded in accurate, timely scientific
information and tied to local, state and national learning standards. These
resources help teachers across the country develop meaningful and effective
hands-on learning experiences in STEM subjects. To learn more about EE Week,

Samsung supports programs like NEEF’s under its Hope for Children initiative,
which represents the company’s philanthropic commitment in the U.S. to help
improve children’s health, education and sustainability. Since 2002, Samsung
Electronics America and its retail and business partners have helped more than
500 schools, community-based foundations, and charities throughout the U.S.
raise awareness of and funding for their causes. For more information, please

About NEEF

The National Environmental Education Foundation is the nation’s leading
organization in lifelong environmental learning, connecting people to
knowledge they use to improve the quality of their lives and the health of the
planet. To accomplish this, NEEF provides knowledge to trusted professionals
and other leaders who, with their credibility, amplify messages to national
audiences to solve everyday environmental problems. Learn more at,
or follow NEEF on Facebook at & Twitter @neefusa.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new
possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and
discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones,
personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical
devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79
countries with annual sales of $187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit

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National Environmental Education Foundation
Ivan Chan, 202-261-6481
Samsung North America
Lauren Restuccia, 201-329-7281
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