Laura Kohler Named Finalist for Innovative Leader of the Year by Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators

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Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators announced that our very own Laura Kohler has been named a finalist for Innovative Leader of the Year. While Laura leads human resources, and the environmental sustainability and social impact teams, this recognition is truly a reflection of all 36,000 Kohler associates who are leading boldly, making waves, and not afraid to fail big and achieve even bigger.

The Shift: A Forum Fueling Women's Careers - Register Now

Celebrating Wins: Success Stories & How Far We've Come
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The Shift presented by Kohler is a female-focused speaker series centered on fueling women’s career trajectories.

In this Shift session, our speakers will be talking about how they got to where they are in their careers – from pivots to advancements and success stories – and what they learned along the way. Join us for what is sure to be a dynamic, inspirational conversation!

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Kohler Co. and DigDeep Join Forces To Address Access To Clean Water and Sanitation on the Navajo Nation and Other Communities Across the United States

Business innovation and training microgrant program will prioritize empowering women to solve water and sanitation challenges in their own communities
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KOHLER, Wis., March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, and DigDeep, a human rights non-profit addressing water and sanitation challenges in the U.S., are teaming up on a multi-year grant program. The program supports local entrepreneurs and community groups who present innovative ideas to provide universal access to clean water and sanitation through community-based service models or new technologies.  

EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award

National award recognizes leaders in green power use
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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.

Kohler WasteLAB Honored With Environmental Leader Award

Annual program recognizes the most innovative and successful environment, sustainability and energy products and projects.
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Kohler WasteLAB was recently named a 2019 Environmental Leader Project of the Year award winner by Business Sector Media’s Environmental Leader (EL) and Energy Manager Today (EMT).

The annual award program, in its seventh year, recognizes the most innovative and successful commercial and industrial products and projects in the environment and energy space.

ANN SACKS® Collaborates With Kohler Wastelab on the Crackle Collection

New tile series sends a visual statement in support of Kohler Co. sustainability efforts
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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.

What If Everyone Had Access to a Toilet?

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.

The Arbor Day Foundation and Kohler Co. Announce a New Tree Planting Partnership

Partnership to Help Expand Wisconsin’s Urban and State Forest Tree Canopies
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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 Named a 2018 Waste Fit Champion

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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 Co.’s Innovation For Good Program Recognized as Changemaker with 2018 Mahatma Award

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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.


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