BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corp's (NYSE: WHR) 110-year anniversary was a year that built on its Environmental, Social, and Governance ("ESG") initiatives and a continuation of the commitment to being the best kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. During 2021, the company focused on strengthening its global sustainability strategy by collaborating with organizations to drive meaningful change in communities and on the planet.
In recognition of all of these efforts, Whirlpool Corp.:
"Sustainability has remained a core part of our company's values and culture and we continue to innovate our products and operations to deliver on our social and environmental sustainability goals," said Pam Klyn, senior vice president of Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability for Whirlpool Corp.
Whirlpool Corp. focused its 2021 community efforts around House+Home, supporting affordable housing builds through Habitat for Humanity, and helping to create resilient communities through education and neighborhood development. Initiatives took place where Whirlpool Corp. operates in the U.S. and also embraced communities across North America, South America, Asia and its Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Highlights from Whirlpool Corp's 2021 community-based projects include:
To minimize its climate impact, reduce its carbon footprint, and be a leader in environmental sustainability, Whirlpool Corp. executed several actions in 2021, including:
About Whirlpool Corporation:
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) 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, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.
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