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Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Whirlpool Corporation

By Corporate Responsibility Magazine
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While in Detroit for Sustainable Brands, CR Magazine spoke with Ron Voglewede, Global Sustainability Director, Whirlpool Corporation. Ron is also on the Board of Directors at the Alliance for Water Efficiency.

CRMag: As a practitioner, how does telling the CR story feel different from everyday sales & marketing?

Indiana University, Kelley School and Whirlpool Partnering on 2017 Habitat for Humanity Campus Build in Bloomington

Source: Indiana University
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Before coming to the United States from Mexico eight years ago, Irving Castañeda Baltazar enjoyed helping build houses for his mother and other family members. And over the past two years, he's similarly enjoyed his experiences with Habitat for Humanity in Bloomington.

Whirlpool Learns to 'Pack Away Hunger'

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Erich Kirchner spent his Friday at work packing rice and other amenities into boxes.

Kirchner and more than 170 other Whirlpool Corp. employees at the Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor were packing nutritional packets of nonperishable food into boxes for Pack Away Hunger.

The process required groups of workers to pack items in an assembly line using a Whirlpool model known as continuous improvement.

Whirlpool Corporation Using Wind Energy to Power Plants, Education

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In its ongoing mission to be more sustainable, Whirlpool Corporation is constantly searching for ways to lower its carbon footprint and increase its output of clean, renewable energy.

As part of those efforts, Whirlpool Corporation’s American wind projects are growing. In late 2016, the company completed construction of a wind farm near its Findlay, OH plant, and broke ground at two additional plants in Ottawa, OH and Marion, OH.

Whirlpool Signs Manifesto Valore D and Commits to Support Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace

Sep 12, 2017 | Latest news in EMEA
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Today in Rome Whirlpool has signed the “Valore DManifesto for Women’s Empowerment, an agreement consisting of 9 points which define concrete tools, in line with the Global Reporting Initiative standards (GRI), to enhance female talent in the corporate world.

Valore D is the first Italian association of companies to promote diversity, talent and female leadership.

Microwaves Are Latest Whirlpool Corporation Appliances to Meet AHAM Sustainability Standards

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Whirlpool Corporation has announced three microwaves that meet the newly published Sustainability Standard for Household Microwave Oven Appliances (AHAM 7007-2017) from the Association of Home Appliances Manufacturers (AHAM). This latest certification means consumers can now find Whirlpool microwave ovens – along with refrigeration and cooking appliances – that meet the AHAM Sustainability Standards.

Whirlpool Corporation Named Top Workplace for People with Disabilities

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September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities on the 2017 Disability Equality Index® (DEI®) Best Places to Work, joining a small league of companies with a 100/100 score.

Getting Their Hands Dirty

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON TOWNSHIP — When Navya Radhakrishnan agreed to an internship at Whirlpool Corp., she never imagined using a hammer and nails.

However, the 28-year-old who spent her summer in the appliance maker’s finance leadership program did just that on a Friday afternoon, where she helped build a wall for a Harbor Habitat for Humanity house in Benton Township.

Women's Work: Inside The Rising Trend of Female Leaders in Manufacturing

By Amy Elisa Jackson
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James Brown famously sang, “This is a man’s world.” However, perhaps the most notable part of that chorus and song is the second verse: “…But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”

Whirlpool Corporation Announces the Launch of Our 2016 Sustainability Report

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We are proud to announce the launch of Whirlpool Corporation's 2016 Sustainability Report, which presents a broader view of our global sustainability achievements in 2016 in our operations and products, and with our employees and communities. As you’ll read within the report, our company is delivering on our commitment to our global goals, highlighting our sustainable product innovations and sharing our progress in our materials transparency program, all while showcasing our positive impacts on our people and in our communities. 

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