From Dawn Dish Soap's powerful wildlife rescue campaign to Vaseline's "Healing Project," sometimes problems that have plagued communities or our environment can be solved with everyday products. But it's up to companies to think outside the box to envision how their products or services can appropriately lend a helping hand.
New Kid President Video Encourages Nominations for Maytag Dependable Leader Award
Benton Harbor, Mich., July 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Dependable adults make a difference in the lives of youth every day, and oftentimes the hard work can go unnoticed. That’s why Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have been honoring Boys & Girls Club members with the Maytag Dependable Leader Award for six years. Each year, the award honors executives, staff members and volunteers who are nominated by Club members for going above and beyond for America’s youth.
Twenty four employees from various locations within Whirlpool Corporation's EMEA region came together with Habitat for Humanity Poland to renovate an attic and build social rental apartments for at risk youth. Whirlpool has supported the project by realizing the Polish version of the global campaign "Every Day, Care".
Like our purposeful innovation, we focus on sustainability initiatives that matter. An energy-inefficient, late 1920's bungalow became a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research.
For the third consecutive year, our Integrated Supply Chain organization has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a top environmental-friendly shipper. In addition, we've been named a semi-finalist for the EPA’s 2016 SmartWay Excellence Award.
Our commitment to improve lives and make a positive impact while we work to reduce our environmental footprint are important to us. We will continue to increase our use of renewable energy and lower-impact materials. This will directly impact the communities in which we operate and benefit our consumers, no matter where they are around the globe.
One of the biggest myths about "going green" is that you have to make a major investment to make a difference. Whirlpool Corporation's Institute of Home Science asked its sustainability experts to dispel that myth with some easy and inexpensive ways renters and those living in an urban environment can make their living spaces more sustainable.
Going green doesn't have to break the bank to make a difference. Whirlpool Corporation sustainability experts provide their top tips to make a big himpact on your environtmental footprint and not on your wallet.
For 46 years Whirlpool has been committed to minimizing its impact on the environment
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The majority of the environmental impact created by an appliance occurs during it's in-home use and is generally 10 to 20 times higher than the impacts created during it's production, distribution or disposal life cycle phases.
By Todd McMahon, Appliance manufacturer Maytag honored Wicklund as one of 11 Boys & Girls Club officials nationwide to receive a Maytag Dependable Leader Award late last year.
Appliance manufacturer Maytag honored Wicklund as one of 11 Boys & Girls Club officials nationwide to receive a Maytag Dependable Leader Award late last year. The honor included a $20,000 grant for the Green Bay club, which will use the money on scholarships for what Wicklund says are deserving teens who are on a college pathway.