Arçelik Group operates in the consumer durables and consumer electronics sectors, is one of the leading players in the global home appliances industry.
The company has 25.000 employees and operates 14 production facilities worldwide; in Turkey, Romania, Russia, China and South Africa. The Group provides products and services in over 130 countries with sales and marketing offices located in 25 countries and under 10 different brands (Arçelik, Beko, Grundig, Defy, Arctic, Blomberg, Elektrabregenz, Leisure, Flavel and Altus).
In accordance with “Respects the Globe, Respected Globally” vision, all business processes and goals are integrated with sustainability principles. While the company increases its global presence, it is also aware of its environmental and social responsibilities and keeps a sharp focus on resource efficiency.
With this understanding, product development practices aiming to reduce environmental impacts are the first priority field of study for Arçelik. The company’s objective is continuously to reduce their carbon footprint in product lifecycle through realizing innovative technologies and contributing to a sustainable future.
Thanks to its own R&D, cutting-edge technology and continuous innovation culture, the company is able to design and manufacture pioneering and environmentally-friendly products which are the best in their class in terms of energy and water efficiency.
Besides focusing on efficiency throughout product lifecycle, it also adopts a green approach in its production processes and applies Energy Management Systems.
Arçelik supports projects and initiatives that combat climate change in Turkey and abroad. It is a member company at the Turkish Climate Platform, part of the Corporate Leaders Network for Climate Action and represented Turkey in UN's Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa in 2011 and in Doha, Qatar in 2012.
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Interview: Arçelik Group’s pioneering green products
30 January 2015 | Worldwide, Tech. & Innovation, Carbon Reduction
Climate Action spoke to Levent Çakıroğlu, Arçelik CEO, about how the company is spearheading sustainability efforts in the white goods industry
CLIMATE CHANGE - Arçelik Group case study
Arçelik belongs to Koç Group, Turkey’s largest industrial and commercial conglomerate which is among the world’s top 250 companies. Arçelik operates in the consumer durables and consumer electronics sectors and with fifty eight years of experience, Arçelik is one of the leading players in the global home appliances industry.
Arçelik A.Ş. Working Towards A Sustainable Future With Energy and Water Efficient Products
Arçelik A.Ş., acting with the "Sustainable Development" approach in all of its business processes in parallel with the vision "Respectful to the World, Respected in the World" and paying attention to the protection of the environment and natural resources to ensure their sustainability in all its activities, is continuing its operations in order to protect the nature and ecological system
Levent Çakıroğlu Made the Opening Speech at the Climate Platform Meeting
Egemen Bağış, EU Minister and Chief Negotiator, met with Climate Change Leaders Group in Rixos Pera Hotel. Levent Çakıroğlu, Turkey Climate Change Leaders Group President and Arçelik A.Ş. General Manager, made the opening speech.
Arçelik Participates in IV. National Efficiency Congress
Arçelik A.Ş. participates in the IV. National Efficiency Congress held in Ankara from 10-12 December 2013
Levent Çakıroğlu Attends the Global Warming Convention
The 5th annual Global Warming Convention held by the Economic Journalists Association (EGD), took place at the Istanbul Chamber of Industry. In the convention, held for the society’s responsibility against the danger on the environment and global warming, which threatens the Earth, Levent Çakıroğlu, President of Koç Holding Durable Goods and Arçelik A.Ş. General Manager addressed the attendees
Elektrabregenz Wins the Green Brand Award
Arçelik A.Ş.'s Austrian brand Elektrabregenz awarded the Green Brand Award for the second time
- ISO Focus+, April 2013 - Full issue
Arçelik - Sustainability Report 2013
Informing our stakeholders regarding our activities and their impacts transparently and accountably is a matter of utmost significance. The sustainability reports we publish annually are also an important instrument for becoming a transparent and accountable organization
Arçelik A.Ş. signs ‘2˚C – Declaration of Call for Immediate Action’
Supporting projects for minimizing the impacts of climate change that are executed by the business world worldwide in line with its vision ‘Respects the Globe, Respected Globally’, Arçelik A.Ş., , has signed ‘2˚C – Declaration of Call for Immediate Action for Climate’
Carbon Financing Project from Arçelik for “Energy Efficient Refrigerators”
With this project, which is a first in its sector in Turkey, Arçelik A.Ş. will generate carbon finance income from carbon reduction which will be provided for 10 years for energy-efficient refrigerators
Arçelik A.Ş. CDP Performance Leader
As the “CDP Carbon Disclosure Leader” in 2012, Arçelik A.Ş. has taken this success one step further in 2013 and become “CDP Performance Leader.”
Platinum Certificate for Arçelik A.Ş.
Arçelik A.Ş.’s Washing Machine Plant in Ankara and Drying Machine and Electrical Motors Plants in Çerkezköy were awarded the Platinum certificate, the highest level in the “Energy Efficient Green Factories” rating. With this new success, the number of Arçelik A.Ş. plants with the Platinum Certificate has risen to 9
BEKO PRODUCTS’ DECLARATION TRUTHFULNESS HAS BEEN APPROVED BY ATLETE PROJECTS
A Pan-European testing project ATLETE, which stands for Appliance Testing for Energy Label & Evaluation, involved refrigerating appliances and washing machines and was completed in 2011 and 2014 respectively
Arçelik A.Ş. collaborates with UNEP for environment and energy efficiency
Arçelik A.Ş., which places a strong emphasis on environmental sustainability by bringing energy efficient and eco-friendly products and green technologies into the market, has become a partner to the Efficient Appliances and Equipment Global Partnership Programme led by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Arçelik A.Ş. enters
Global A List
Placing great importance on sustainability and energy efficiency, Arçelik A.Ş. has entered “The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014”, which lists the companies around the world with the highest performance in the CDP. Arçelik A.Ş. became the first Turkish company in its industry to be included in the list
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