New tile series sends a visual statement in support of Kohler Co. sustainability efforts
PORTLAND, Ore., February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ANN SACKS has partnered with parent company, Kohler Co., to create The Crackle Collection by Kohler WasteLAB, an innovative tile series that employs Kohler’s unfired pottery cull as its medium, transforming the waste into a responsive tile body. Handcrafted in the WasteLAB located in the Kohler, Wis. enamel factory, the bespoke collection was one of the initiatives spun from the Kohler Innovation for Good program.
By Laura Kohler, SVP HR, Stewardship & Sustainability
Throughout my 25-year career at Kohler Co., I’ve traveled the world and witnessed firsthand how a lack of sanitation impacts communities. It’s heartbreaking to hear the stories of young girls who’ve stopped going to school simply because they don’t have proper toileting facilities. Without an education, it’s difficult to dream, to dare, to pursue a different life. At Kohler Co., we’re imagining a better future for these girls and for everyone.
Partnership to Help Expand Wisconsin’s Urban and State Forest Tree Canopies
LINCOLN, Neb., November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and Kohler Co. announced today a new tree planting partnership aimed at expanding the tree canopies of the Kettle Moraine State Forest and the City of Maywood, Wisconsin. Kohler Co. employees will kick off the partnership on November 8, 2019 with an inaugural planting of 70 trees at the Maywood Environmental Park. Together, the two organizations will plant more than 7,000 trees throughout the Spring of 2019.
Kohler's Theresa Millard, Project Manager – Sustainability & Stewardship, was named one of Rubicon Global's 2018 Waste Fit Champions. Millard was selected for her work in launching Kohler's WasteLAB, whose purpose is to imagine and create new uses for clean manufacturing waste.
KOHLER, Wis., October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co. has been presented with a 2018 Mahatma Award for Social Good for its “Innovation for Good” (IfG) efforts. Laura Kohler, Senior Vice President-Human Resources, Stewardship & Sustainability for Kohler Co., accepted the award on behalf of IfG and Kohler Co. in New York City during the recently held UN General Assembly.
Report reflects on progress and outlines approach, goals for the future
KOHLER, Wis., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its second public sustainability and stewardship report. The report examines Kohler’s efforts to positively impact the environment and global communities.
Leading plumbing manufacturer launches Declare labels, adds more environmental product declarations
KOHLER, Wis., June 5, 2018/3BL Media/ – Today, in recognition of World Environmental Day, Kohler Co. announces expansion of its environmental and human health product disclosures for its kitchen and bath products.
KOHLER product becomes a surprising learning tool for the son of Kohler associates.
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Adam Augustine makes a beeline through the Kohler Design Center to his favorite display where he delights in pressing each button to turn on the showerheads. It's not surprising that kids—and people of all ages actually—get a kick out of this hands-on interaction. However, it was unexpected that a KOHLER® product would help open a door to communication for this young boy.
When Wayne Hirschmann – Supervisor, Field Service, Technical Support, and Troy Erickson – Service Application Specialist, boarded the Kohler plant bound for Puerto Rico, they didn't know where they would be staying, exactly what they would be doing or when they would be coming home.