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Whirlpool Corporation Increases Sustainability Efforts in India

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One megawatt. That’s the equivalent of the average yearly electricity consumption of 9,733 homes in India. That’s also the size of Whirlpool India’s newest solar array installation at its Pune, Maharashtra plant, helping to offset the plant’s electricity needs by more than 15 percent.

Whirlpool Corporation Earns 15th Consecutive Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- For the 15th consecutive year, Whirlpool Corporation received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This annual benchmarking survey and report is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and takes into consideration corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.

SMCAA, Whirlpool Volunteers Team up to Fight Hunger

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR - With dozens of empty cardboard boxes in the corner of the warehouse, Gail Nuechterlein had one thing in mind.

How can she help?

Nuechterlein was among the 40 volunteers Thursday who spent a couple hours at the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency's warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor.

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Whirlpool Corporation Receives Third Consecutive EPA SmartWay Award, Named High Performer

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, Whirlpool Corporation's Integrated Supply Chain organization has received the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Excellence Award. The SmartWay Excellence Award represents the EPA's highest recognition for demonstrated leadership in freight supply-chain energy and environmental performance. The program recognizes just one percent of the EPA's more than 3,000 top freight supply-chain partners.

[VIDEO] Whirlpool Volunteers Pack Boxes for Seniors at SMCAA

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Hundreds of senior citizens in Southwest Michigan are receiving commodity packages, thanks to the efforts of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency and a team of volunteers from Whirlpool.

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The Whirlpool Family

Three generations of Farringtons have worked for appliance maker
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By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Eric and Mike Farrington have an easy time running through their family’s lineage.

To do so is effortless because a good portion of it can be found at Whirlpool Corp.

The Farrington clan has seen the home appliance maker grow and extend its reach across the world in a manner of decades. In Whirlpool’s 106 years of existence – dating to when it was the Upton Machine Co. – there has been a Farrington working there for the last 71 years.

As of 2017, the Farringtons have collectively spent more than a century at Whirlpool.

Harbor Habitat, Whirlpool Volunteers Work on Several Builds

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON TOWNSHIP — Trianna Sims is rarely speechless, but Thursday wasn’t like most days for her.

Alongside her husband, Dontrell, the Sims were given a ceremonial hammer Thursday morning at the site of their future Benton Township house being built by them and Harbor Habitat of Humanity volunteers.

Dontrell explained how much a home meant for him and his family. The Sims have moved three times within the past year, while tending to a 2-year-old boy, with another child on the way.

Whirlpool Taps Wind as Propeller Of Sustainability and Community Investment

by Antonio Pasolini
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Transitioning to clean energy is one of the most efficient ways for companies to mitigate their environmental impact, as it prevents GHG emissions as well as providing a long-term solution for energy needs.

For that reason, appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation is pushing ahead with wind energy expansion as part of its efforts to decrease its carbon footprint in a bid to make its business increasingly sustainable as well as more socially responsible.

Wellness at Whirlpool

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — When Cynthia Small was hired to work at Whirlpool Corp. as a nurse practitioner, the idea of having a health professional on-site was a relatively new idea for the appliance maker.

Six years later, Small is now one of eight HealthWorks team members who provide support for more than 4,000 employees at Whirlpool’s 12 Southwest Michigan locations.

Whirlpool Corporation Team Drives Global Effort to Meet Materials Compliance

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When it comes to sustainability, dreaming bigger is always better. By looking beyond regulatory requirements to achieve sustainable practices, Whirlpool Corporation is recognizing the value in protecting consumer health and trade customer priorities, as well as reduced eco-fees.

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