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Arçelik's sustainability efforts receive a global award for the sixth consecutive year
ISTANBUL, Dec. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Arçelik A.Ş. (IST: ARCLK) ("Arçelik"), the world's leading manufacturer of consumer durables and electronics, has scored 87/100 (as of October 21) in the Global Corporate Sustainability (CSM) Assessment. of S
The company has also achieved the highest score among 46 companies evaluated in the DHP Home Durable Goods industry. The recognition reflects Arçelik's ambitious commitment to a sustainable future, positioning the company once again as a reference brand in the manufacturing industry. In addition, Arçelik has been included for the sixth consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
The recognition follows the direction announced at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in 2022, where the company declared its commitment to continue advancing in the achievement of its emission reduction objectives according to the GHG criteria of Scope 1, 2 and 3 by 50.4%, in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. This further demonstrates that Arçelik takes responsibility for leading the way towards energy transformation and a more sustainable future.
Arçelik has also recently been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for its progress in adopting sustainable measures on-site at its Ulmi, Romania plant. The facility received Sustainability Lighthouse recognition by WEF, making it one of 10 Sustainability Lighthouse locations on the Global Lighthouse Network. Leading the way in efficient and sustainable manufacturing, the Ulmi plant is just one of Arçelik's centers using cutting-edge technologies to improve energy and water efficiency.
It is also one of the 45 companies that have received the Terra Carta seal from the Prince of Wales in recognition of the company's commitment to creating a sustainable future.
Commenting on Arçelik's recurring presence in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, CEO Hakan Bulgurlu said: "We are proud to have been included in the DJSI for the sixth consecutive year. It is an even greater privilege to have achieved the highest score in our industry for four consecutive years, as a result of our tireless efforts to drive a better future for all.Our climate goals lie at the heart of our business and impact everything we do, from our products to our people.This prestigious This recognition is a reaffirmation of our strong commitment to sustainability and is very encouraging for our business Sustainability efforts are now of even greater importance given the times the world is going through today, turbulent times marked by economic instability, high inflation rates and an energy crisis Online With our purpose-driven business strategy, we will continue to design products and develop technologies that not only live up to our consumers' expectations, but also raise the bar for a greener industry."
ARÇELIK SUSTAINABILITY GOALS FOR 2030
ABOUT ARÇELIK'S REVISED SCIENCE-BASED TARGETS (STILL UNDER REVIEW BY SBTi) AND OTHER RECOGNITIONS:
ABOUT S INDICES
DJSIs are float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted indices that measure the performance of selected companies using environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. The DJSI, including the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), was launched in 1999 as the pioneering series of commercially available global sustainability benchmarks. The family of indices is made up of global, regional and national benchmarks. Arçelik has appeared on the DJSI since 2017.
Full results and the DJSI constituent list are available at https://www.spglobal.com/esg/csa/
For more information on the DJSI methodology, see: https://www.spglobal.com/spdji
ARCELIK AT ACERCA
With 45,000 employees worldwide, Arçelik's global operations include subsidiaries in 53 countries and 30 production sites in 9 countries and 12 brands (Arçelik, Beko, Grundig, Blomberg, ElektraBregenz, Arctic, Leisure, Flavel, Defy, Altus, Dawlance, Voltas Beko). Arçelik, which is among the three largest home appliance companies in Europe by market share (based on volumes), achieved a consolidated turnover of €6.5 billion in 2021. Arçelik's 29 R&D centers and offices throughout the world have more than 2,300 researchers and up to 3,000 internationally registered patent applications to date. For the fourth year in a row, Arçelik achieved the highest score in the DHP Home Durable Goods industry (based on December 2022 results) in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index of S Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment.
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