LUG joins the World Economic Forum
16 January 2019
Starting in January 2019, LUG S.A. Capital Group, one of the international lighting industry’s leaders, joins the World Economic Forum as a Forum Member.
By becoming a Member of the World Economic Forum, LUG joins the global community of companies, international organizations and other institutions committed to improving the state of the world. As a company specializing in design, development and manufacturing of comprehensive LED lighting solutions for professional applications such as infrastructural and urban lighting, LUG offers ready answers to some of the everyday challenges of the modern world such as improving energy-efficiency, reducing our carbon footprint and increasing safety and comfort for ourselves and those around us.
Established in 1989 and headquartered in Poland, LUG operates through a wide network of international subsidiaries, regional offices and business partners, supplying its solutions to projects in about 70 countries all over the world. With its capacity to synergize advantages of LED and IoT technologies, LUG is also active in the smart lighting and smart city areas helping municipalities better adapt urban areas to the needs of their citizens and manage different aspects of city life more efficiently.
“We are excited to join the World Economic Forum and look forward to sharing our knowledge, experience and ideas contributing to what we recognize as our common goal of making the world a better and safer place for all of us. In addition, being one of only five Polish companies among the Forum Members, we regard this as a great opportunity to promote Polish business and entrepreneurship on the international stage. I also have to say that becoming a Member of a globally recognized organization like the Forum in the year of celebrating the 30th anniversary of establishing our company strengthens our confidence that the decisions we have made along these years were right and that we have the ability to positively impact the state of the world now and in the future ” – said Ryszard Wtorkowski, President of LUG S.A. Capital Group.
About the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is the leading international organization for public-private cooperation committed to improving the state of the world. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interest. The institution blends and balances the best of many kinds of organizations from both the public and private sectors, international organizations and academic institutions.
LUG is a leading European manufacturer of professional lighting solutions with 30 years of experience. The company specializes in manufacturing infrastructural and industrial luminaires as well as decorative lighting for internal and external illumination of public utility buildings, sales areas and architectonic objects. A rich product portfolio, with over 6 thousand different versions of luminaires, allows the company to provide a comprehensive set of solutions for all kinds of projects. An in-house team of lighting designers, an R&D Department with a fully equipped laboratory and a Customization Section allow LUG to adapt its products to the individual needs of even the most demanding projects.