In Brazil, the Turbo Acqua Jet Washer from Electrolux, is awarded the Planeta Casa award. It is the only home appliance considered by the award as a product which contributes to the rational use of water.
The Electrolux En:V Barbecue is the winner of the outdoor living category in the 2009 Home Beautiful Product of the Year awards. The Electrolux barbecue was heralded for its relevance to the Australian outdoor lifestyle.
The Electrolux share is popular among Swedish women. According to a fresh Swedish study, 41% of Electrolux share owners are women.
Electrolux received recognition for two sustainability-related initiatives: the Panda Club Project, with which Electrolux is in partnership with WWF Italia, and the Electrolux 4Springs Tap, which offers consumers an alternative to bottled water.
According to UK studies, about a third of the food we purchase gets thrown away and with an estimated 20% of global greenhouse gases linked to the food chain, this represents a significant opportunity for change. On World Food Day (16th October), Electrolux suggest their FreshFrostFree™ range of refrigerators as a smart choice to help preserve food and the environment simultaneously.
For the second year in a row, the Electrolux annual report succeeded in getting top placement in Report Watch's international survey of annual reports’ best practice.
Rickard Hederstierna from Lund Institute of Technology in Sweden is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2009 competition for inventing Cocoon. The winner was announced at finals in London on September 24.
Electrolux has once again been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSWI). The DJSWI includes the 10% best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers of the world’s 2,500 largest companies.
Since the launch earlier this year, the Electrolux UltraOne vacuum cleaner has already received "Best in test" in consumer reviews in four countries - Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Czech Republic.
The Electrolux 2008 refrigeration collection in Australia has won the 2009 Award for Excellence in Sustainable Design in Standards Australia’s International Design Awards.
Electrolux has for the second straight year been recognized by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), an independent asset management company headquartered in Zurich.