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Awards and recognition

Rating agencies and sustainability rankings have recognized Electrolux's sustainability commitment and performance over the last year.

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Electrolux has been named Industry Leader of the Household Durables category in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). It is the eleventh consecutive year that Electrolux receives this recognition in the assessment, which is published by RobecoSAM. Particular areas of strengths in the Electrolux results include codes of business conduct, eco-efficiency, and corporate citizenship. 

DJSI World includes the 10% best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers among the world's 2,500 largest companies. Electrolux has been included every year since the index was launched in 1999.


Electrolux has received the Gold Class award in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook, which is an annual rating of the leaders in corporate sustainability.

Each year, over 3,400 of the world's largest companies are invited to participate in the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Within each industry, companies with a minimum total score of 60 and whose score is within 1% of the top performing company's score receive the RobecoSAM Gold Class award. RobecoSAM also provides analysis to the prestigious global Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).

CDP Climate A List

Electrolux has been named one of the top 5 % corporate global leaders acting against climate change. The company has been awarded a position on the 2017 Climate A List by CDP, the international non-profit.

CDP is an international non-profit that runs a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. Thousands of companies submit annual climate disclosures to CDP for independent assessment against its scoring methodology.

2017 Global RepTrak100

Ranking as the 73th world's most reputable company, Electrolux is included in the 2017 Global RepTrak® 100. The Global RepTrak® 100 is an annual study conducted by the Reputation Institute to measure a company's ability to deliver on stakeholder expectations in seven key dimensions. It ranks the world's 100 most highly regarded and familiar global companies in 15 countries. Electrolux is #72 in the CSR RepTrak® 100, which reflects performance in citizenship, governance and workplace dimensions.



Electrolux is included in the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders indices. This index model is a first of its kind that allows investors to fully understand which financially material factors determine a company's ESG rating and why they are important. The STOXX® Global ESG Leaders indices have set new standards in terms of transparency and comprehensiveness in the ESG indexing space.

Global Compact 100

The Global Compact 100 (GC 100), developed in partnership with Sustainalytics, is composed of a representative group of Global Compact companies, selected based on their implementation of the ten principles and evidence of executive leadership commitment and consistent baseline profitability.




Electrolux was recognized as a Leader in the Consumer Durables industry by Sustainalytics, a global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research and ratings firm. Electrolux had an overall ESG score of 84 out of 100 according to Sustainalytics.


FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Electrolux has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

Oekom Prime status

Oekom Research assesses the environmental, social and governance performance of a company as part of the Corporate Rating, carried out with the aid of over 100 social and environmental criteria, selected specifically for each industry. Oekom Research awards Prime Status to those companies that are among the leaders in their industry, according to the oekom Corporate Rating, and that meet industry-specific minimum requirements.

Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe

Electrolux B has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe since 20/09/2017.


Ethibel Excellence Investment Register

Electrolux B has been reconfirmed for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register since 5/9/2016. This selection by Forum ETHIBEL (www.forumethibel.org) indicates that the company performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).