Electrolux is committed to making a positive everyday difference in people's lives and for the planet. The company is a global leader in home appliances, designed using deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. It offers innovative and sustainable solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year.
PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS
80% GHG reduction in 10 years
25% reduction in Energy Intensity
20% reduction in Water Intensity
Electrolux IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:
|Better Climate Challenge||Better Plants Challenge|
|Waste Reduction Network||Water Savings Network|
|Low Carbon Pilot|
The company is also named as Industry Leader in the 2015 Household Durables category in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the ninth year in a row. Electrolux is also committed to reduce global relative energy usage by more than 50% by 2020, as a part of the ambitious goal to reduce carbon emissions by 50% compared to 2005 levels.
Electrolux is proud to be in partnership with the Better Plants Challenge for its U.S. based manufacturing footprint.
Electrolux received a 2020 Better Project Award for pioneering the use of Sphagnum Moss for industrial water treatment, which improved water and energy efficiency, led to lower maintenance and waste disposal costs, improved water quality, and lowered odor and skin irritation exposure risks to plant personnel - Project Presentation.
|GHG Emissions Goals|
|80%Reduction by 2025||Progress|
|25%Reduction in Energy Intensity|
25% reduction in Portfolio Energy Intensity from a 2015 baseline by 2025. Based on a commitment of 4 plants.
|6.3%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)||Water Goals|
|20% Reduction in Water Intensity|
20% Reduction in Portfolio Water Intensity from a 2016 baseline by 2027. Based on a commitment of 5 facilities.
|-2.4%Cumulative (Vs. Baseline)|