During the holiday season, many Electrolux offices around the world are joining forces with charities to support local communities. The actions address various causes, from helping families in need with packing food bundles, to auctioning products for charity and supporting charities with donations. With some examples from around the world, Electrolux wishes a warm holiday season for all.
What new experiences and benefits will consumers get out of the Internet of Things, and how will smart homes affect our lives? Even though this development has been talked about for several years now, it’s in many ways still in its infancy. Jonas Samuelson, President and CEO, discusses what Electrolux is doing in this field.
Electrolux film about its sustainability framework For the Better has won the Global Sustainability Film Award in the Net Positive leadership category. Organized by the UK media charity tve, the awards put the spotlight on companies driving environmental and social change.
Recognizing a timely idea to inspire healthy, sustainable eating, Electrolux today announced WatchYourself as the winner of Electrolux Ideas Lab. The concept is a wrist-worn gadget that scans food straight off the supermarket shelf and projects recipes into the palm of your hand.
Electrolux business area Professional Products has established The Research Hub within its R&D, Innovation and Technologies department, seeking to drive innovation through collaboration with the academic world.
Electrolux is proud to participate in “Smart Energy City”, a unique research program where 150 families are moving into smart apartments in Stockholm’s new urban development area Royal Seaport. Inhabitants will be able to see and manage their energy usage in real time, creating information to be used for research by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Electrolux is taking its Singaporean community initiative #happyplateSG into its second year with #UglyIsTheNewGood – a campaign seeking to highlight that food doesn’t need to look pretty to be nutritious and delicious. The campaign encourages Singaporeans to embrace ugly food, in order to reduce food waste from the beginning of the food chain.
Electrolux held its fourth Supplier Awards event on October 19, 2016, recognizing its top direct material and logistics suppliers for outstanding performance.
In launching the new global competition Ideas Lab in August 2016, Electrolux was counting on the creativity of consumers to cook up ideas to inspire healthier eating and a brighter future for the planet.
Electrolux applauds merger of IoT standards groups; continues to shape future of connected appliances
Electrolux, a world-leading manufacturer of home appliances, comments the merger of the AllSeen Alliance with the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) to accelerate the Internet of Things:
Sets up Electrolux Food Foundation with initial SEK 10 million investment. Enters Feed the Planet partnership together with Worldchefs and AIESEC.
Electrolux has announced actions to focus its social investments and community activities on food and related sustainability issues.
In a recent gathering with employees at Electrolux headquarters in Stockholm, President and CEO Jonas Samuelson was interviewed by Martin Wright.
Electrolux has been named Industry Leader of the Household Durables category in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), for the tenth consecutive year.
Global eating habits are changing as our passion for food is booming. In a new global competition, Electrolux now seeks innovative ideas to inspire healthier, more sustainable home cooking. The winner will receive a €10,000 cash prize and a unique experience to transform their idea into reality.
Lars Erikson, Head of Global Design at Electrolux, on how the digital transformation will impact the role of design in developing new appliances.
Electrolux President and CEO Jonas Samuelson shares his thoughts on some of the external and internal innovation initiatives that the Group is engaging in.
Electrolux quest to come up with world-class consumer experiences in the home inspired applicants from across Europe to take part in the first Electrolux Hackathon, held in Stockholm on June 8-9, 2016.
Electrolux today presents Ideas Lab - the new global ideas competition, inspiring creative thinking for homes of today and the future.
To prove the capabilities of the Electrolux UltraCare™ laundry range – that it’s possible to clean delicate clothing items at home – Electrolux teamed up with a man who wanted to surprise his girlfriend Johanna with a new washing machine.
Consumers’ biggest concern when vacuuming is noise and the position as the most silent vacuum cleaner has therefore been hotly contested. With the newly launched UltraSilencer Zen, Electrolux retakes this position.
To understand what happens when users load and unload washing machines eight hours every day, five days a week, Electrolux Professional took a rigorous and creative approach to ergonomic design. They used avatars.
For the fourth time, the Electrolux Group turned to its employees to bring new innovations to the fore through its successful crowdsourcing event iJam.
Through a training program run by Electrolux, former guerilla soldiers from Monteria, northwest Colombia, have acquired the skills to work as appliance service technicians, allowing them to reintegrate into society and support their families. It’s a powerful example of the Group’s social responsibility agenda that truly contributes to transforming lives for the better.
Electrolux vacuum cleaners sold in Europe this year will be 40% more energy efficient and save 730 gigawatt hours in electricity consumption compared to the product lineup from 2005. This is equal to the yearly energy consumption of 200,000 households and emissions of 290,000 tons of CO2. The overall outlook is that Electrolux vacuum cleaners will use 58% less energy by 2018 while the performance only gets better.
Electrolux publishes the Sustainability Report for 2015 and presents For the Better, a framework of nine promises to make a positive change in its solutions, operations and for society.
The Global Gastronomy Award is presented to an internationally renowned chef who serves as a role model within contemporary gastronomy. Presented by White Guide for the tenth year running – since 2010 in cooperation with Electrolux – this year’s award goes to Dan Barber of Blue Hill, New York.
Electrolux today announced it has joined forces with other leading companies from around the globe to form the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The OCF unifies the entirety of the former Open Interconnectivity Consortium – including Arris, CableLabs, Cisco, GE Digital, Intel and Samsung – with Electrolux, Microsoft and Qualcomm.
Electrolux has launched a range of professional refrigerators and freezers that meet stringent new European energy-efficiency requirements long before the rules come into effect.
Electrolux North America put on an impressive display at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, introducing new products under the Frigidaire and Electrolux brands at an 8,400 square-foot (780 m2) booth.
Electrolux has been ranked Industry Leader Household Durables in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of the sustainability performance among more than 2,000 of the world’s largest companies.