Kohler

Kohler Co. improves the level of gracious living by providing exceptional products and services. The company believes better business and a better world goes hand-in-hand. Fueled by the passion of its people, it strives to enhance quality of life for current and future generations.

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Kohler

Since 1873, Kohler Co. has been improving the level of gracious living by providing exceptional products and services. The company believes better business and a better world goes hand-in-hand. Fueled by the passion of its workforce, it strives to enhance quality of life for current and future generations through design, craftsmanship and innovation. Through its Innovation for Good incubator, the company actively works to solve water, sanitation and hygiene needs around the world.

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Innovation for Good Driving Both Internal and External Impacts for Kohler
Innovation for Good Driving Both Internal and External Impacts for Kohler

1 month ago - What happens when a company empowers its associates to think creatively and innovate with a social purpose? You find yourself with a potent strategic framework for solving for some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

Water and Climate: The Business Imperative to Change Behavior
Water and Climate: The Business Imperative to Change Behavior

2 months ago - While it can feel overwhelming to see how much our actions impact the Earth, we still have a small window of opportunity. And by changing how we consume, store and distribute water, the water sector alone could eliminate 10% of global GHG emissions.

Design Takes Center Stage in Kohler Co.’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy
Design Takes Center Stage in Kohler Co.’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy

9 months ago - We have set bold sustainability goals and worked to understand the gaps we need to fill and the impacts we can make based on our business and expertise. We’re guided on this path by our Design for Environment program, which takes into account the full life-cycle of our products.

Coalition Aims to Get US Back on Track with Paris Goals, Prove That ‘America Is All In’
Coalition Aims to Get US Back on Track with Paris Goals, Prove That  ‘America Is All In’

10 months ago - As the US formally rejoins the Paris Agreement, a coalition of communities, businesses and institutions will play critical role in supporting an ambitious new US climate target and mobilizing whole-of-society climate action.

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Global Coalition to Tackle Urban Water Crisis, Address Climate Change Through Public-Private Collaboration
Global Coalition to Tackle Urban Water Crisis, Address Climate Change Through Public-Private Collaboration

1 year ago - Companies, policymakers, cities and citizens will develop and scale innovations that reinvent water consumption in the home and drive system-level transformation

Kohler Co. Issues 2019 Global Social Impact Report
Kohler Co. Issues 2019 Global Social Impact Report

1 year ago - Report Demonstrates Notable Accomplishments Across Environment and Social Initiatives

Kohler - More than just a Toilet: Fusing Innovation & Partnerships for a Better World
Kohler - More than just a Toilet: Fusing Innovation & Partnerships for a Better World

2 years ago - Poverty-stricken communities in Honduras and Ghana have a new lease on a better life with safe water and sanitation solutions from Water Mission and iDE – supported by more than 3,000 KOHLER pour flush toilets.

How Kohler Has 'Tapped' an Internal Flow of Entrepreneurial Ideas
How Kohler Has 'Tapped' an Internal Flow of Entrepreneurial Ideas

2 years ago - To help address the need to provide access to clean water and sanitation around the world, Kohler launched an internal “Shark Tank”-style social innovation competition — and many of its 38,000 employees are loving the chance to share their big ideas.

EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award
EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award

2 years ago - Kohler Co.announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Theresa Millard from Kohler on the need to “fall in love” with materials and capitalize on them for innovation
Theresa Millard from Kohler on the need to “fall in love” with materials and capitalize on them for innovation

2 years ago - We recently spoke with Theresa Millard, sustainability and stewardship project manager at Kohler and founder of Biomimicry Granada, about re-thinking manufacturing waste and helping people reconnect with the material world.

Kohler Co. Releases 2018 Social Impact Report
Kohler Co. Releases 2018 Social Impact Report

2 years ago - Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its third public Social Impact report.

Rubicon Global Crowns Inaugural 'Waste Fit Champions' at New Metrics '18
Rubicon Global Crowns Inaugural 'Waste Fit Champions' at New Metrics '18

3 years ago - Rubicon Global — a technology company providing waste, recycling and smart city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide — along with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and surplus food donation-management platform Goodr, tonight announced the list of inaugural “Waste Fit Champions,” a program designed to recognize the best sustainability leaders that are cutting down on waste, improving rec

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

3 years ago - 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. The Mahatma Awards for Social Good spotlight changemakers and are awarded annually to individuals or organizations committed to addressing complex social issues like safe water, sanitation, disease, poverty and hunger.

Product Brand Manager Opportunity with Kohler's Innovation for Good, Sustainability and Stewardship teams
Product Brand Manager Opportunity with Kohler's Innovation for Good, Sustainability and Stewardship teams

3 years ago - Product Brand Manager – Innovation for Good, Sustainability and Stewardship Location: Kohler, WI Opportunity

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Kohler Expands Environmental, Health Disclosures for Kitchen & Bath Products
Kohler Expands Environmental, Health Disclosures for Kitchen & Bath Products

3 years ago - 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.

Something > Nothing: The Importance of a Circular Feedback Loop
Something > Nothing: The Importance of a Circular Feedback Loop

3 years ago - “All I really need is the word to be brought up.” “If they aren’t talking about it, then it can’t be important to them.” At WAP Sustainability, we work with manufacturers and brands to help them meet customers’ expectations on sustainability, many of which receive requests through The Sustainability Consortium (TSC).

Kohler Waste Lab Exploring New Uses for Industrial Materials
Kohler Waste Lab Exploring New Uses for Industrial Materials

3 years ago - In honor of Earth Day, Kohler Co. is showcasing its work to repurpose industrial waste materials via a Facebook Live panel discussion. The panel, slated for Monday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. CDT, will feature KOHLER WasteLab associates talking about their experimentation with byproducts from the company’s vitreous and cast iron manufacturing operations. The team’s first project uses pottery cull, iron slag, and leftover glazes and enamel powder for a line of ceramic tiles, which the company expects to begin marketing under the Ann Sacks brand in 2019.

Kohler Co. Announces Wind Power Investment
Kohler Co. Announces Wind Power Investment

3 years ago - Kohler Co. today announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, Kansas. Enel Green Power North America will construct the project this year and will be the long-term owner and operator of the nearly 300 MW wind project. Enel acquired Diamond Vista from Kansas-based renewable energy developer Tradewind Energy.

Kohler Co Honored as "Green Master"
Kohler Co Honored as "Green Master"

4 years ago - Kohler Co. was recognized as a 2017 Green Master by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and the Green Master Program at the organization’s annual conference. Green Master recognizes Wisconsin businesses for their commitment to sustainability and provides benchmarks to track their progress. The program measures efforts in nine sustainability categories: energy, carbon, water, waste management, transportation, supply chain, outreach, workforce and governance. By providing businesses of all sizes and sectors objective criteria, Green Master allows companies to compare sustainability performance against peers.

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Green Building Industry Recognizes Kohler for Vision, Leadership
Green Building Industry Recognizes Kohler for Vision, Leadership

4 years ago - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named Kohler, a global manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, the winner of its 2017 Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award at its leadership awards luncheon held in conjunction with the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Boston. The award is presented annually in memory of sustainability leader and Interface modular carpet founder Ray Anderson to an organization that embodies vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green buildings and communities as vehicles to enhance quality of life.

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