Key priorities and progress 2018
Our nine sustainability promises are the springboard for Electrolux to make a difference between now and 2020. They cover all stages of the value chain – from R&D and suppliers, through our own operations and consumer use, to the end of life of our products. Together, they contribute to our climate targets.
Our climate targets
Our 50% climate target
Halve the Group's climate impact, preventing the release of 25 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and its equivalents (CO2e) over 15 years - between 2005 and 2020.
Our Science Based target
Absolute scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 80% between 2015 and 2025, and reduction of absolute scope 3 emissions from the use of sold products by 25% during the same timeframe.
Key results 2018
–66% absolute CO2 emissions in operations since 2005
–44% energy used per manufactured product compared to 2005
90% of our employees stated that they understand how they are expected to act in accordance with our code.
Thirteen local and three global Electrolux Food Foundation projects up and running
Reached close to 6,500 people working at over 120 of our suppliers through face-to-face and digital training
Improved CO2 efficiency in global sea freight by more than 25% during the last 5 years
For the twelvth consecutive year Electrolux was recognized as a leader in the household durables industry in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
Electrolux has been identified as a global leader in responding to climate change by CDP, the international not-for-profit organization that drives sustainable economies.
Sustainability Report 2018 (PDF)
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Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care and wellbeing experiences that make life more enjoyable and sustainable for millions of people. Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year.
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