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 100 countries with sales and marketing offices located in 23 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 realising 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.
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.