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Whirlpool Corp. Works To Better Meet the Needs of Multicultural Consumers

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Whirlpool Corp. is committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces the unique differences of its employees—as well as its consumers. The events of the past two years have opened up a much needed conversation about race in the United States, and emphasized how corporations can be more conscious of the needs of the diverse consumers who use their goods and products on a daily basis.

Whirlpool Corp. Sponsors 7th and 8th-Grade Manufacturing Camp

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Twenty-two Darke County, Ohio, seventh and eighth graders recently participated in a week-long summer camp where they learned about manufacturing and engineering. During this camp, four manufacturing facilities sponsored the program, including the Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing plant in Greenville, Ohio, which makes KitchenAid brand small appliances, including the iconic stand mixer. During those four days, each manufacturing plant had one day to work with the students and teach them different skills, ranging from robotics work to creating a marketing plan.

Whirlpool Corp. Recognized for Sixth Straight Year as a “Best Place To Work for Disability Inclusion” for 2022

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Once again, Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” after being awarded a 100 percent score on the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI), making this the sixth straight year of receiving a high score. The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for Fortune 1000 companies to measure disability workplace inclusion.

Providing the Best Leadership

Pam Klyn takes on new communications role at Whirlpool
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By Juliana Knot

Pam Klyn has worked at the same place since she graduated. But it’s taken her all over the world.

Klyn stepped into the role of senior vice president of corporate relations and sustainability at Whirlpool Corp. at the beginning of this year.

In her decades-long career at the Benton Harbor appliance maker, she’s worked in both the engineering and marketing sides of the business, work that’s taken her across state lines to Findlay, Ohio, and across the ocean to Milan, Italy.

Whirlpool Corp. Recognized as One of the 2022 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Whirlpool Corp. was recently recognized as one of Seramount’s 2022 Best Companies for Multicultural Women. This award recognizes companies that create and use the best hiring practices while retaining and promoting multicultural women in the United States
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“Inclusion and Diversity is a core value at Whirlpool Corporation because we know that drawing from diverse points of view improves our products, services, our teams, and each other,” said Sr. Director of Inclusion & Diversity and Global Learning Kim Kavala. “We recognize we are on an ongoing journey and we are committed to bold goals and meaningful action to cultivate an even stronger inclusive and diverse workplace, as well as in the communities where we work and live. Inclusion creates a culture of belonging, diversity makes us better.”

Another Kind of Independence Day

Whirlpool Corp. employees celebrate and reflect on the importance of ADA on National Disability Independence Day
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For people with disabilities, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) provides and enforces opportunities for more accessibility at work, and granting the ability to request accommodations needed to perform at their best. AVID members describe what ADA means to them, and how AVID is helping promote a more equitable environment for Whirlpool Corp. employees.

Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity Drive Climate-Resilient and Energy-Efficient Home Construction for Lower-Income Families

Lower-income families are disproportionately affected by severe weather events and rising energy costs
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Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are predicting a seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season with up to 21 named storms this year. With inflation also at a 30-year high, more low-income families will be burdened with higher energy and repair costs.

Whirlpool Corp. Sponsors Forward-Thinking Approaches, Improving Life at Home Through Housing Innovation

Habitat for Humanity’s Innovation Awards recognize global innovators developing solutions to advance affordable housing
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“Whirlpool has partnered with Habitat for more than 22 years to help improve and broaden the ways that people around the world can achieve housing stability,” says Deb O’Connor, director of corporate reputation and community relations for Whirlpool Corporation. “We believe innovative solutions are the way forward, and that’s why it’s important to us that our support of Habitat includes shining a spotlight on those who are developing forward-thinking approaches.”

Maytag Commercial Laundry Cares About Underserved Communities Through Laundromat Programs

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When people think of Whirlpool Corporation, they think about washers, dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers, cooking and small appliances for the home; but the company also manufactures commercial laundry machines that are used in a number of environments including hotels, fire stations, apartment buildings and laundromats.

Scott Cabral, Group Leader at Whirlpool Corp.'s Fall River Operations, Gets Fit While Helping To Raise Money for United Way

Getting daily exercise can be beneficial for both mental and physical health.
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To help encourage a healthier lifestyle, Whirlpool Corp.’s Fall River Operations started a step challenge in the month of June to encourage employees to try to reach a goal of 35,000 steps a week. This program is in addition to the #OneWhirlpool Walking Challenge that asks employees in the U.S. and Canada to collectively take enough steps to walk around the globe. Whirlpool Corp. will donate $50,000 for each trip around the world to the United Way.

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