As a department head working in connectivity and technology, Natalia Emelyanova strives to help create a team of both men and women, but in the engineering world that’s not always an easy task. This is the ninth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.
Manuel Abilleira says there are so many opportunities to explore at Electrolux— whether it’s new products, markets or customers— and experimenting with all the possibilities is always exciting....
Electrolux held its sixth annual Supplier Awards event in Stockholm, on October 16, 2018, recognizing its top suppliers for their outstanding performance.
To encourage people to swap unused food items or ingredients and reduce food waste, Electrolux has teamed up with ten other companies in Singapore.
Richelle Barker is passionate about placing her team members in the right roles and inspiring them to do their best, all while making our brands stand out in the Australian market.
Today on World Food Day, the Electrolux Food Foundation, the student organisation AIESEC and Worldchefs announced that they commit to raise awareness about food waste by teaching 30,000 children on sustainable eating by 2019.
Pernilla Johansson is appointed the new Head of Design for Electrolux, effective from November 1, 2018. She replaces Lars Erikson who is retiring.
Electrolux recently held its annual Electrolux Cares Week across its North American operations. Dedicated to fighting hunger during the annual week of giving, this year, 4,500 Electrolux employees helped prepare more than 87,000 meals for needy children.
In September 2018, Electrolux inaugurated its first microbiology competence center. Located in Porcia, Italy, the center will support global technology innovation for future products.
Alberto Chiappinotto is working to reduce our energy and water consumption globally throughout manufacturing and engineering to shape living for the better for Electrolux and also the next generation. This is the sixth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.
Electrolux has been named Industry Leader in the Household Durables category in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). It is the twelfth consecutive year that Electrolux receives this recognition in the assessment, which is published by RobecoSAM.
Electrolux officially opens the doors to its new Innovation Factory - a creative, agile space designed to boost innovation through experimentation and new collaborative models. Five companies have been selected among 100 applicants to be the first partners which will help driving the innovation journey forward.
The first graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training on sustainable cooking for youth leaving orphanages in Moscow, are now ready to pursue a career in the professional culinary world.
The first batch of engineers in the Electrolux Global Engineer Program (GEP) are currently enjoying their internship at Electrolux. In this third interview, Souha Hmissi explains how her new job is the perfect combination of teamwork, challenges and opportunities.
Electrolux is expanding its collaboration with Google by integrating connected kitchen products in Europe with the Google Assistant, enabling consumers to control products using voice commands. The voice integration will start with Electrolux smart ovens in early 2019.
Electrolux demonstrates the latest innovations within the home at IFA 2018, one of the world’s biggest fairs within consumer electronics taking place in Berlin, Germany on August 31 to September 5. Electrolux will highlight new smart solutions within the kitchen, laundry and floor care, designed to enhance the consumer experience.
The first batch of interns in the Electrolux Global Engineer Program (GEP) have now joined Electrolux. In this second interview, Devak Asvinkumar Patel explains why he is proud to work for a large global company whose values and focus on sustainability are close to his own heart.
Following on from a public call for applications, Electrolux has received over 100 applications for the new Innovation Factory, which opens September 11 in Porcia, Italy. This new hub is designed to harness the creative energy of Open Innovation.
The new Electrolux SenseFry induction hob is now being launched across Europe. With its intuitive hob touchscreen and sensors, it maintains an even temperature across the surface of a pan to deliver great frying results and enhances the cooking experience.
One day, Emma Corocher would like to write about all the things she has done in her long career at Electrolux Professional in Pordenone, Italy. But even after 38 years, she’s still too busy learning to retire just yet. This is the fifth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.
The first batch of interns in the Electrolux Global Engineer Program have now joined Electrolux. Bianca Frachetta Fernandes explains how this experience not only gives her a sense of purpose but also pushes her to think creatively every day.
Electrolux today announced a strategic partnership in Asia Pacific with the smart recipe platform SideChef, which will power a new digital taste platform offered by Electrolux to consumers in the region. The partnership will allow Electrolux and SideChef to pioneer innovations for the future of cooking.
Allen Smith, the Electrolux Group’s first Digital Experience Design Director, shares his views on the future of digital experience design and Electrolux’s global approach to this ‘new’ way of working.
A new Electrolux Taste Center was recently opened in Bangkok to showcase the latest appliances from Electrolux – including the world’s first connected steam oven.
Making a difference in people’s everyday lives is all part of the job for Cosimo Scarano. Working with corporate social responsibility, he helps people in Curitiba, Brazil, change their lives for the better by providing culinary training in an Electrolux kitchen. This is the fourth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.
On June 11-12, close to 300 leaders, innovators and startups in the food tech community convened to explore the latest technology within the food ecosystem, when the first-ever Smart Kitchen Summit Europe took place in Dublin, Ireland. Here are the main takeaways from the summit and the trends that will reinvent the consumer journey in the kitchen.
June 17 marks World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. As part of its Sustainability strategy, Electrolux is reducing water consumption in its operations, products and supporting humanitarian projects in Africa.
The Electrolux Food Foundation – together with partners AIESEC and Worldchefs - is extending the successful zero-waste culinary training program for unemployed people to a second location in Brazil. Plans are also in place to launch the program in Argentina, Russia and Egypt in the near future.
LaRia Cornwell is an accountant who likes to help colleagues achieve their career goals as much as she enjoys balancing the books. This is the third in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.
Electrolux is supporting the initiative ReTaste, a pop-up fine dining restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden, that serves rescued food. Inaugurated on May 7th, it wants to raise awareness about the global issue of food waste.
One month ago Electrolux announced the creation of the Electrolux Innovation Factory, an inspirational and collaborative space which will serve as the Group’s hub to accelerate innovation with external partners. Today marks the launch of the first “Call4Innovation”, a program designed to identify the best solutions, offered by external players such as start-ups, SMEs, university spin-offs and others, to join the Electrolux Innovation Factory.
Electrolux has been chosen out of 15,000 companies as ‘Best CSR Company 2018’ in recognition of its sustainability efforts in the Middle East.
Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production.
As part of its commitment to increase the number of females in engineering and technology roles, Electrolux recently hosted a group of 16 young girls at its headquarters in Stockholm. From 3D drawing to learning how a dishwasher works, the girls got a hands-on experience of what it is like to work as an engineer at Electrolux.
Working creatively comes naturally for Davide Benvenuti. He started sketching ideas as a boy and turned that talent into a career designing appliances that help top chefs stay at the top of their game. This is the second in a series of stories where we are spotlighting employees who have been nominated by their colleagues as role models in how to shape living for the better.
The Electrolux Group’s PerfectCare laundry collection, AEG VX9 vacuum cleaner and the Green & Clean rack type dishwasher from Electrolux Professional have all been awarded in the prominent Red Dot Design Awards for their outstanding product design.
The emissions from cargo ships is a big health problem for people living close to ports. Electrolux has decided to expand a pilot project together with the shipping company Hamburg Süd to reduce pollution from high levels of sulfur oxides (SOx) in port areas. Electrolux is now funding a voluntary switch to low-sulfur fuel during layovers in four ports across Latin America.
The Electrolux Group today published its latest Sustainability Report, For the Better, with facts and figures showing progress and achievements in key areas during 2017.
In 2017, Electrolux launched the Global Engineer Program, an initiative offering internship and career development opportunities at its locations worldwide to a group of young male and female engineers. Find out what the first group of interns thinks about life at Electrolux.
In a major multinational company like Electrolux, the spotlight often falls on senior managers and other people with public roles. In a new series of stories, we've instead asked our employees whose stories they think are worth telling; which colleagues truly embody the purpose of our company? First up is Kamilla Dala, who helps Electrolux shape living for the better by deepening our understanding of the consumer and what sustainability means to them.
Several Electrolux appliances have received iF Design awards for their innovative product design, including the prestigious iF Gold Award for the recently launched Electrolux Millennium built-in range.
Electrolux is committed to make a positive difference for women in the workplace. Our new target for female leaders is to have 35 percent women in senior-level positions by 2020, in line with the current ratio of females in our workforce.
Offering employees a work environment where they can share their feedback and bring their ideas to life is crucial for our ambitions to always improve, be innovative and create best-in-class consumer experiences. Find out how an Electrolux engineer has contributed to the company's digital transformation journey.
Electrolux has once again received the Gold Class Award in RobecoSAM's Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of the sustainability performance among the world's largest companies.
What would voice-activated hubs and intelligent robots look like in every home? In the near future this can become a reality as some of these innovations were showcased at CES 2018, the world’s largest consumer electronics fair. Electrolux Chief Operations Officer Jan Brockmann who visited CES, concludes the latest smart home trends from the fair, together with Chief Information Officer JP Iversen.
Electrolux is showing a number of new appliances for the North American market at the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), taking place in Orlando, USA.