Electrolux in a changing world
- Electrolux in a changing world
Our business is affected by new legislation that will come into force in the coming years. Key forthcoming legislation includes:
- New EU energy efficiency limits for washing machines, washer/dryers, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers and for standby power will be in force from March 1, 2021.
- New energy efficiency standards are under development in the U.S.
- Australia and New Zealand have applied new refrigerator energy performance ratings since 2019. These will be fully implemented in 2021.
- A circular economy legislation is under development in the EU.
- The process of the collecting and final disposal of appliances will commence in Brazil in 2021.
- High-impact greenhouse gases are being phased out under the Montreal Protocol. More stringent legislation is already in place in Europe and will be introduced in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific.
- New regulation regarding mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence is under development in the EU. The scope is intended to cover both human rights and environmental impacts and risks.
- The EU is developing Sustainable Corporate Governance regulation.
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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