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.
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.
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.
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.
Electrolux today presents Ideas Lab - the new global ideas competition, inspiring creative thinking for homes of today and the future.
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.
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.