TEDx talk: How Electrolux uses open innovation to cooperate with innovators

Not all innovation takes place inside a company. Actually, it’s very likely that really great ideas will be found outside the organization. In this TEDx talk, Lucia Chierchia, Head of Open Innovation at Electrolux, talks about how using an open innovation approach helps to capture the best ideas from innovators around the world.

Thirteen Electrolux factories to use renewable electricity only

By January next year, thirteen Electrolux manufacturing sites in Europe will use only electricity from renewable sources. It further confirms the systematic work by Electrolux to reduce the environmental footprint in its factories worldwide.

Bloom winner of Electrolux Design Lab 2015

Out of over 1,500 competition submissions, one concept, Bloom by Jordan Lee Martin of the United Kingdom, has been announced as the winner of Electrolux Design Lab 2015. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of a live audience comprising 200 international media, bloggers and Electrolux partners at the Kattilahalli Venue in Helsinki, Finland.

Bringing innovation opportunities to life

INNOVATIVE ELECTROLUX, PART 2: Part of staying at the forefront of innovation is making certain that you seize all opportunities. How does a company like Electrolux take its projects from idea to reality?

Electrolux launches first connected air-conditioner

Electrolux introduces its first-ever smart air conditioner in North America, the Frigidaire Cool Connect that allows consumers to program the appliance through an app on their tablet or smartphone.

Electrolux 2014 Sustainability Report highlights new focus on strategic themes

Electrolux has published the online edition of the Annual Report and the Sustainability Report for 2014. Announcing a new approach to reinforce Electrolux sustainability leadership, the report highlights 10 key themes where Electrolux can make the biggest difference and will aim for consistently high performance.

Electrolux strengthens Global Operations function; names Jan Brockmann COO

Electrolux is strengthening its Global Operations function with an expanded setup and new leadership, in a move to drive operational excellence and productivity over the coming decade. Jan Brockmann will head the function in the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer, with responsibilities including R&D, manufacturing and purchasing among other areas.

Electrolux boosts brand with new visual identity

Electrolux today introduced a new visual identity for the company brand. Refreshing the iconic logotype and setting new distinctive standards for imagery and colors, the design is created to have more stopping power and stand out from the crowd wherever consumers meet Electrolux.

Electrolux announces Design Lab 2015 theme, doubles prize

Electrolux today announced the theme for its popular global design competition that annually receives more than 1,700 submissions from over 60 countries. In 2015 – its 13th year – the Electrolux Design Lab competition is looking for innovative ideas under the theme of Healthy Happy Kids.

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