Whirlpool EMEA announced that it has successfully responded to the EU Commission invitation to come forward with voluntary pledges on reducing plastics waste and boosting the uptake of recycled plastics. The EU initiative is included in the wider Plastics Strategy, adopted by the European Commission in January 2018, aiming at promoting a more circular economy and protecting the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation.
After achieving its energy and water intensity goals three years early, Whirlpool Corporation has set significant new Greenhouse Gas Emission (GHG) goals. The new science-based targets will exceed the original U.S. commitments to the Paris Climate Accord, pledging to reduce 30 percent GHG in operations and products in use by 2025, using a 2005 baseline. The goals are outlined in the 2017 Sustainability Report, which was released this week.
Whirlpool has widened its consumer presence in the Windy City.
The world’s largest majap maker has added a consumer experience center to the World of Whirlpool, its 60,000-square-foot showcase for the trade in Chicago.
The facility, which features meeting rooms, demo kitchens, interactive laundry showrooms and a connected appliance display, is used for sit-downs with U.S. and international customers, sparing retailers the puddle jump to Whirlpool headquarters in Benton Harbor, Mich.
We’re thrilled to share that Camille Cunningham Pierce, senior director, Global Diversity and Inclusion, has been named to Black Enterprise’s list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. According to Black Enterprise, this exclusive roster consists of leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity, and profitability by ensuring diversity permeates all parts of their company, from the workforce and supply chain up to leadership and governance.
BLOOMINGTON - A pair of gifts totaling $2 million will support various initiatives at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. The Michigan-based Whirlpool Foundation has donated $1 million, which is being matched by IU alumni Jeff and Marcia Fettig.
This year's build will take place Aug. 26-31 in Mishawaka, Ind.
Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced it will continue its longtime relationship with Habitat for Humanity through 2018. This marks the 19th year the appliance manufacturer and nonprofit organization collaboration to support families in need of affordable housing, with Whirlpool Corporation committing to providing a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat home built in the U.S. and Canada.
On Friday at the 2018 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, golf’s greatest champion and acclaimed course designer Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbara returned to Harbor Shores, host site of the Championship, to help announce an exciting new college scholarship program being created in their honor.
Over the past 18 years, Whirlpool has partnered with Habitat for Humanity, committing more than $101 million to programs in over 45 different countries. In the United States and Canada, Whirlpool has donated more than 184,000 ranges and refrigerators to new Habitat homes, serving more than 100,000 families, according to the Whirlpool Corporation website.