Kohler Releases 2017 Sustainability and Stewardship Report

Report reflects on progress and outlines approach, goals for the future
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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.

Kohler Expands Environmental, Health Disclosures for Kitchen & Bath Products

Leading plumbing manufacturer launches Declare labels, adds more environmental product declarations
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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.

K-O-H-L-E-R Spells Success for Special Needs Family

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.

Bringing Power to Puerto Rico

Kohler Power Associates Provide Hurricane Relief

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.

Kohler Associates Experience Water Scarcity, Explore Global WaSH Issues.

Kohler associates explore solutions to water and sanitation crisis.
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Kohler associates explored solutions for UN Sustainable Development Goal #6 (access to clean water and safe sanitation) by experiencing water scarcity firsthand. With the help of nonprofit partner Water Mission, Kohler organized 10 teams to simulate a community without access to safe drinking water.

What Do Sports, Safety and Sustainability Have in Common?

A healthy mix of work and play make for happy, successful employees.
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Known for a commitment to safety and sustainability, associates at Kohler Co.'s vitreous plant in Jhagadia, India proved recently that their recognized success is due, in large part, to working, and having fun together.

Associate Volleyball League

The casting team prevailed against the administration team in the championship game of the plant's seven-day volleyball tournament in June. In total, 16 associate teams competed in the tournament. Prizes were awarded to the winning team and to associates deemed "Player(s) of the Match."

Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Kohler


In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Robert Zimmerman, director of WaSH (water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) products for Kohler. Rob leads Kohler’s efforts to develop water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) products and services for underserved markets globally.

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

Kohler Ethics Communications Earns Lotus Award

Congrats to our Kohler Ethics Communications team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa!
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Congrats to our Kohler Ethics Communications team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa! Their 2016 campaign—including associate survey, essay competition and video—was honored with a Lotus Award from MARGINALIA magazine, which recognizes teams that invest in their workplace culture. "A few years ago, talking about ethics in EMEA was tough," said Scott Feltner, VP of Internal Audit.

Kohler Donation Funds Health Clinic Expansion

Community clinic unveils new medical/behavioral wing to benefit the area's under served
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Kohler Co. leaders, Lakeshore Community Health Care (LCHC) representatives and members of the Sheboygan community gathered Friday, May 5, to unveil LCHC's newly renovated Medical and Behavioral Health Wing.

The renovations to its 20,000-square-foot location in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, were made possible by a $1 million gift, spread over four years, from Kohler Co. Enhancements include new exam, medical procedure and therapy rooms; a lab; offices and meeting space for providers.

Kohler Signature Store Receives LEED Gold Certification

First Retail Space in U.S. to be Recognized Under New Guidelines
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KOHLER, Wis., April 18, 2017 /3BL Media/The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification under the new LEED v4 guidelines. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded the 5,800 square-foot showroom located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, LEED Gold v4 for Interior Design & Construction Retail.


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