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Sustainability Report 2016

Sustainability is a key transformational driver that supports our strategy to create
best-in-class consumer experiences.

 

Our sustainability framework For the Better
includes nine promises organized in three areas.

 

2016 in brief:

-27%

total carbon footprint, including product use, since 2005.

X2

recycled plastic used in products compared to 2014.

-42%

energy used per manufactured product compared to 2005.

-50%

carbon footprint in manufacturing since 2005.

Established the Food Foundation in 2016 with an initial funding of SEK10m

Our climate targets

Find out more about our climate targets

Case studies

More case studies:

The future of laundry

Helping to feed the planet

Electrolux keeps hospital infections away

Bright ideas for better food

Safe and sound operations at our suppliers

World climate leader

Together for energy efficiency

Smarter laundry for businesses

Recycled material is making it big
After successfully being used in our vacuum cleaners, recycled plastic is now also used in major appliances, taking us nearer to a closed resource loop. 

Treating your clothes with respect
We work hard to create high-performing washing machines that take better care of fabrics, save money and reduce the environmental footprint.

Electrolux has been identified as a global leader in responding to climate change by CDP, the international not-for-profit organization that drives sustainable economies.

For the tenth consecutive year Electrolux was recognized as a leader in the household durables industry in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).