Sustainability Report 2019

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Rating agencies and sustainability rankings have recognized our sustainability commitment and performance over the past year.

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

The Group’s sustainability performance strengthens relations with investors and Electrolux is recognized as a leader in the household durables industry. In 2019, Electrolux was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and  Europe indexes and thereby ranks among the top 10% of the world’s 2,500 largest companies for social and environmental performance. 

SAM, now part of S&P Global

Electrolux received the SAM Silver Class award in the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Each year, over 3,400 of the world's largest companies are invited to participate in the SAM CSA. Within each industry, companies with a total within 5% of the top performing company's score receive the SAM Silver Class award. SAM CSA scores are also the basis for including companies in the prestigious global Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Electrolux is a member of DJSI World.


Electrolux has been named as part of the 'Leadership' group of global companies acting on climate change and water issues by international non-profit CDP.

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.

2020 Global RepTrak100

Ranking as the 64th world's most reputable company, Electrolux is included in the 2019 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 that drive and impact reputation. The study ranks the world's 100 most highly regarded and familiar global companies in 15 countries. Electrolux is #64 in the CR RepTrak® 100, which reflects performance in corporate responsibility, specifically in the metrics of citizenship, governance and workplace. The result is based on 230,000+ interviews among general public consumers in the 15 largest economies in the world.


Electrolux is included in the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders indices. This index model is the 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.


As of December 2019, Electrolux received an overall ESG Risk Ratings score of 13.2 and is considered by Sustainalytics, a global environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and ratings firm, to be at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors.


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.

ISS oekom Prime status

ISS 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. ISS 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. Included since 2013, the most recent reconfirmation is dated as 18/10/2019.

Ethibel Excellence Investment Register

Electrolux B has been reconfirmed for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register. Included since 2007, the most recent reconfirmation is dated as 06/03/2019. This selection by Forum ETHIBEL indicates that the company performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).


Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for millions of people around the world, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2019 Electrolux had sales of SEK 119 billion and employed 49,000 people around the world.

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