Report Demonstrates Notable Accomplishments Across Environment and Social Initiatives
KOHLER, Wis., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and design of plumbing products, engines and generators, released its 2019 Social Impact Report. The Report highlights initiatives where Kohler can make the biggest impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Key areas of focus are providing equitable access to safe water and sanitation and responsible consumption and production.
Using UW Makerspace design, company pivots production to produce and donate face shields
KOHLER, Wis., May 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath products and power systems, has pivoted design resources and manufacturing capabilities to produce and donate face shields for medical personnel battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with several other companies, Kohler’s Innovation for Good team has partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Makerspace program, which created a mask design to produce and, in turn, has helped connect medical facilities in need of protective equipment with the companies producing them.
KOHLER, Wis., December 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council has honored Kohler Co. Green Masters Status within its Green Masters Program. Recognizing sustainable actions by businesses from across the state of Wisconsin, the Green Masters program works to identify businesses that have taken at least one action within each of the nine pillars of ‘sustainability’. Participants in the program receive recognition for their sustainability accomplishments and develop ideas for future sustainability actions.
National award recognizes leaders in green power use
KOHLER, Wis., September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Kohler Co.announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize America’s leading green power users for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented Kohler Co. with an Excellence in Green Power Use award at the 2019 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Diego, CA on September 5, 2019.
Report reflects on key environmental benchmarks and ongoing work to benefit global communities
KOHLER, Wis., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its third public Social Impact report. As in years past, the report examines Kohler’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and positively impact local and global communities. The company’s report centers on three key programmatic areas: Stewardship, Innovation For Good (IfG) and Sustainability.
Key partnerships and innovation central to providing aid
KOHLER, Wis., March 22 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed water worldwide*. To encourage positive change and create meaningful impact, a combination of partnership and innovation is imperative to address pressing water and sanitation issues. Since 1996, Kohler Co., a global leader in the plumbing industry, and World Vision, a leading humanitarian organization, have collaborated frequently to provide access to clean, safe water in communities around the world.
Modern dwelling incorporates Kohler products and technologies to maximize efficiency
KOHLER, Wis. December 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co. is proud to have supported the winning Virginia Tech team in its champion finish at the Solar Decathlon, an international competition to build the best solar home. The team, which beat out 27 other universities and 15 teams from 11 countries, incorporated Kohler plumbing products and technologies in its first-place
“FutureHAUS” and ended up taking home nearly $250,000 in prize money.
On September 26th, The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) honored individuals and companies advancing the application of life cycle assessment and innovation in environmental sustainability at LCA XVIII during the Annual Awards Dinner in Fort Collins, Colorado. Kohler Co. received the 2018 Corporate LCA Leadership Award.
Look inside the Kohler Waste Lab, where we’re asking how industrial waste can be kept out of landfills and transformed into something of value. The Waste Lab’s sole purpose is to imagine and create new uses for clean manufacturing waste. Currently we’re working with foundry dust and sand, green cull, and enamel powder to make kitchen and bathroom tile. But that’s just the beginning. Explore the lab and see what we’re working on at wastelab.kohler.com.