Our vision is to be the best appliance company in the world—as measured by our customers, employees and shareholders. That also means being the sustainability leader in our industry.
Through a robust materiality process and inclusive approach to stakeholder engagement we have determined 10 core sustainability priorities. To tackle our biggest impacts, collaboration along the value chain is key.
Electrolux is cutting its CO2 impact by 50% by 2020 relative to 2005 production levels. Approximately 25 million tonnes will be cut in emissions deriving from product use, use of greenhouse gases, in production and transportation.
|Recycling 1 %||1|
|Materials 9 %||9|
|Manufacturing 1 %||1|
|Transportation 1 %||1|
|Product usage 88 %||88|
*Calculated as the average of eleven different appliances.
In 2014, and for the eight consecutive year, Electrolux was recognized as leader of its industry sector in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Sustainability leadership requires a clear vision, strong organizational alignment and global commitment.
When Electrolux brand AEG made its documentary The Next Black to explore the future of clothing and its fusion with technology, biology and sustainability, the response was overwhelming.
Developing high quality recycled materials offers price advantages, improves material efficiency and opens up opportunities for collaboration with customers and suppliers.
Leapfrogging OHS practices is one of the greatest benefits the Group can bring to employees, their families and local communities when taking on new factories in emerging markets.
In the past, better dust pick-up meant higher power use and lower efficiency. But Electrolux UltraOne Quattro turned history on its head by offering ‘A’ grade performance as well as lower energy use.
As part of its commitment to long-term and proactive relationships with suppliers, Electrolux organized an interactive training session in Egypt to clarify requirements under the updated Code of Conduct.