Leaders in home appliance, plumbing industry committed to developing innovative approaches to reducing water consumption
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - According to recent projections from the Energy Information Agency and USA Today, by 2025 Americans will see their water bills double and potentially triple in major metro areas. This threat to the wallets of homeowners across the country is adding to speculation that pressure to the U.S. infrastructure, already desperate for solutions to a water shortage in California, is headed toward a significant issue in water access. At this week’s Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego, Whirlpool Corporation and Kohler Co.
Company recognized by GI Jobs, CR Magazine and Reputation Institute
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 1, 2015 - Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized for its corporate citizenship, reputation and as one of America’s top military friendly employers.
The Reputation Institute ranked Whirlpool Corporation among the 2015 Global RepTrak® 100. The company is among the top 50 companies on the list, joining Johnson & Johnson, Google and Amazon.com. The list ranks the reputation of the 100 most highly regarded companies across 15 countries.
Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of several FIRST® teams located in and around our corporate headquarters hometown of Benton Harbor and Saint Joseph, Michigan. More than just an exhilarating live competition, FIRST® lives up to its mission to build inspiration and recognition for science and technology in schools all over the world.
Whirlpool Corp. continues commitment to sustainability in/outside the home
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In 1970, when Whirlpool Corporation created a corporate office for environmental control, it cemented the company’s on-going commitment to environmental protection and natural resource efficiency. Each year, Whirlpool’s appliances get more efficient than the appliances made just one year ago. At Whirlpool Corporation Earth Day is a reminder of the company’s commitment to developing high-performance appliances that conserve the earth’s resources and help homeowners do the same.
Global home appliance manufacturer earns award for protecting the environment through products that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Whirlpool Corporation, the No. 1 major appliance manufacturer in the world, with a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award. The company received the award for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. Whirlpool’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015.
Whirlpool Corporation Makes Water Savings a Priority
Ronald Voglewede Global Sustainability Director, Whirlpool Corporation
For 104 years, Whirlpool Corporation has been doing well by doing good. In 1911, when our company began on the shores of Lake Michigan, household chores took most of a family's day. Now, because of our home appliance innovations, millions of families around the globe have more time to do what matters most - spend time with their family and friends.
Whirlpool initiatives save millions of gallons of water each year
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Whirlpool has been firmly committed to reducing the human impact on the environment since officially incorporating sustainability initiatives into the company’s business strategy in 1969. In 1970, Whirlpool established its own Office of Environmental Control to develop more efficient products for consumers, develop more efficient manufacturing practices, and work with outside stakeholders on environmental and social responsibility.
Ranges and built-in ovens among first to be certified by Underwriters Laboratory
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today that nine of the Whirlpool brand’s cooking appliances are among the industry’s first certified under the Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) Sustainability Standard for Cooking Products. Seven model ranges and two built-in ovens received certification of the standard which was developed by an AHAM task force focused on developing new efficiency standards for 2015.
On a frigid January day with temperatures in the single digits, Tracey Hodge and her son Dante were toasty and snug in their brand new home on Bloomington’s near west side. Owning their own home was a dream come true for the Hodges—a dream they literally helped build from the ground up.