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Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio.

Whirlpool Corporation

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe our vision to be the world’s best kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home, is an urgent call to action. Our commitment to sustainability is guided by this belief and brought to life through the choices and investments we make: to protect our shared environment, to support our employees’ continuous growth and ensure their safety, and to always do our best to uplift our communities. And we are uniquely placed to achieve that.

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Regenerating Local: How Brands Can Bring Tangible Benefits to Communities in Need
Regenerating Local: How Brands Can Bring Tangible Benefits to Communities in Need

4 months ago - At SB’23 San Diego, several discussions and events explored the potential for social impact when we rethink business as usual.

Whirlpool Brand Brings Care Counts™ Laundry Program to Benton Harbor Area Schools
Whirlpool Brand Brings Care Counts™ Laundry Program to Benton Harbor Area Schools

2 years ago - To help maximize K-12 attendance and support educational equality in the Benton Harbor community, Whirlpool brand is expanding its commitment to providing ways for families to care for their loved ones in its own backyard by bringing the Care Counts™ laundry program to Benton Harbor Area Schools beginning this academic year.

Whirlpool Corp and Bauknecht brand work quickly, donate 600 kitchen and laundry appliances to Germany’s flooded communities
Whirlpool Corp and Bauknecht brand work quickly, donate 600 kitchen and laundry appliances to Germany’s flooded communities

2 years ago - Relief distributed to German Red Cross (DRK) and individual households and families

Eliminating the ‘Paper Trail’: Whirlpool Corporation takes steps to use less paper in product packaging
Eliminating the ‘Paper Trail’: Whirlpool Corporation takes steps to use less paper in product packaging

2 years ago - Whirlpool Corporation takes steps to use less paper in product packaging

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Whirlpool Brand Featured in The Tent Mender, a Profoundly Moving Documentary Series on People Experiencing Homelessness in Los Angeles
Whirlpool Brand Featured in The Tent Mender, a Profoundly Moving Documentary Series on People Experiencing Homelessness in Los Angeles

2 years ago - Hand Made Productions recently announced the release of a limited three-part series, The Tent Mender, a documentary film spotlighting people experiencing homelessness, which features laundry. Filmed entirely in the heart of LA’s “Skid Row District,” the series introduces raw, inspirational, and true stories, and is available to stream now on IMDb TV, Amazon’s free streaming service.

Whirlpool Corporation Awarded a 100% Score on the 2021 Disability Equality Index
Whirlpool Corporation Awarded a 100% Score on the 2021 Disability Equality Index

2 years ago - Whirlpool Corporation has once again been awarded a 100 percent score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), making this the fifth straight year of receiving a high score. The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for the Fortune 1000 companies to measure disability workplace inclusion. In 2021, 319 corporations, including 67 Fortune 100, 164 Fortune 500, and 180 Fortune 1000 utilized the DEI to benchmark their disability inclusion efforts.

Whirlpool Corporation to construct over 250 climate-resilient and energy-efficient homes through Habitat for Humanity’s BuildBetter with Whirlpool initiative
Whirlpool Corporation to construct over 250 climate-resilient and energy-efficient homes through Habitat for Humanity’s BuildBetter with Whirlpool initiative

2 years ago - The initiative is the centerpiece of Whirlpool Corporation’s 21 year, nearly $130 Million renewed relationship with Habitat for Humanity

Whirlpool Corporation Issues Inaugural Sustainability Bond to Support Environmental and Social Initiatives
Whirlpool Corporation Issues Inaugural Sustainability Bond to Support Environmental and Social Initiatives

2 years ago - For over 50 years, we have been committed to improving the environmental efficiency of our products and operations while making a positive impact on people and the planet. This year we proudly added another milestone along our sustainability journey with the issuance of our first Sustainability Bond. This milestone further advances Whirlpool Corporation’s global sustainability strategy focusing on actions to drive positive environmental and social impacts.

Making Meaningful Connections with Stakeholders Through People-Centered Design Thinking
Making Meaningful Connections with Stakeholders Through People-Centered Design Thinking

5 years ago - Throughout the week at SB’18 Vancouver, a host of organizations shared a range of strategies for making meaningful and lasting connections with customers and other stakeholders, while improving their contributions to society.

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2017 D&AD Impact Winners Showcase the Power of Creatives to Drive Big Change
2017 D&AD Impact Winners Showcase the Power of Creatives to Drive Big Change

6 years ago - From Visa’s recent Hurricane Harvey spot to Boost Mobile’s “Boost Your Voice” and Whirlpool’s “Care Counts” campaigns, advertising is undergoing a paradigm shift, with brands across industries increasingly moving towards purpose-driven messages that address some of the biggest environmental and social challenges the world faces today.

Cannes Lions: Worst Year Ever Was Best Year Yet for Goodvertising
Cannes Lions: Worst Year Ever Was Best Year Yet for Goodvertising

6 years ago - Leaving Cannes last week, I felt even more schizophrenic than I did during my hard-working years in ad land. On the one hand, it’s been the best year ever in the Festival’s history for advertising that does more than sell snake oil - call it ‘Goodvertising,’ if you will. On the other, it seems like most agencies and marketers are treating the biggest issues of our time as a new trend, as if doing good is simply the ‘new black’ or perhaps pink (judging from the number of women’s equality campaigns on show).

Sustainable Brands Announces 2017 SB Innovation Open Winner
Sustainable Brands Announces 2017 SB Innovation Open Winner

6 years ago -   Detroit Ento wins startup competition at SB’17 Detroit  

Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

6 years ago - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

6 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

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Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition
Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

6 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently opened submissions for its internationally recognized startup business competition Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO). Co-sponsored by Whirlpool, and judging platform YouNoodle, the competition will culminate at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25, with venture finalists presenting their early operational plans to business leaders and investors in the Sustainable Brands community.

Trending: New Technologies Aiming to Turn the Tide on Home, Business Food Waste
Trending: New Technologies Aiming to Turn the Tide on Home, Business Food Waste

7 years ago - As we head into the most gluttonous week of the year here in the U.S., it’s helpful to be reminded that companies large and small continue to churn out new technologies in the ongoing war against food waste – both at the business and consumer level.

Simple Approach Key to Aligning Brand Strategy, Innovation, Goals with the SDGs
Simple Approach Key to Aligning Brand Strategy, Innovation, Goals with the SDGs

7 years ago - It was a packed house on Wednesday afternoon at SB’16 San Diego, where attendees sat on the floor and crowded around the door to hear panelists from companies leading the way in sustainability discuss their strategies, and their personal experiences, in aligning with and addressing the UN SDGs.

CES 2016: Whirlpool Showcases Latest Home Tech Innovations That Combine 'Smart with Heart'
CES 2016: Whirlpool Showcases Latest Home Tech Innovations That Combine 'Smart with Heart'

8 years ago - This week at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, hundreds of innovators, large and small, will showcase thousands of their latest potentially game-changing technologies in the world of electronics.A CES staple, appliance giant Whirlpool will showcase its Whirlpool® Every day, care™ interactive experience, where attendees can experience the latest product innovations and future design concepts:

Whirlpool, Kohler Commit to Research Project for Net-Zero Water in the Home
Whirlpool, Kohler Commit to Research Project for Net-Zero Water in the Home

8 years ago - Whirlpool Corporation and Kohler will collaborate to identify ways to achieve net-zero water in the home, according to an announcement made this week at SB '15 San Diego.During the conference, representatives from both companies discussed a shared hope to create energy and water advancements that lead to reduced consumption and allow existing buildings to become self-sustaining systems.

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How Positive-Impact Homes are Shaping the Future of Smart living: A Case Study
How Positive-Impact Homes are Shaping the Future of Smart living: A Case Study

8 years ago - For Ron Voglewede, Global Sustainability Director at Whirlpool, “doing the right thing the right way” is the only way, “because there is no right way to do the wrong thing.” For Voglewede, the ‘right thing’ means being net positive — where the resources that we produce are at least equal or greater than the resources that we consume; the ‘right way’ requires looking at all stakeholders using systems thinking. In order to do the ‘right thing the right way,’ Voglewede has found that one needs to work on three levels: optimize, innovate, and transform.