Arcelik has adopted the “Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide” vision and publishes its 12th sustainability report by announcing short, medium and long-term targets towards 2030. The company shared its solution under the “In Touch with our Planet” to combat the environmental and climate crisis. The company is optimistic to establish 15 MW of renewable energy systems by the year of 2030.
It will also help to reduce the energy consumption in other countries, including Pakistan, Turkey, China, Russia, South Africa, Romania and Thailand to the base year of 2015. The company will help the 80 million people to raise awareness on healthy living with the company’s ongoing programs catered for the future generations.
The company is also joining the fight against food waste to raise awareness among people to reduce their food wastage to help fight poverty.
The company has reinforced its leadership skills in premier international and domestic platforms through its sustainability effort in 2019. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has selected the company for the leaders in “Household Durables”.
Chief Executive Officer of Arcelik, Hakan Bulgurlo said, “A sustainable world is possible in the future with the steps we will take today. Our ‘In Touch Technology’ approach is based on this point of view. With our global reach, broad network of stakeholders, and our technologies that improve our planet, lives and business, we strive to be a part of the solution in tackling environmental and social problems.”
“The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the whole world in a short period of time, and it has once again reminded us that our most important responsibility is to protect our environment, the ecosystem, biodiversity and natural resources. We believe that all companies will adopt sustainability as their business model after the pandemic. People will also encourage companies to take responsibility for environmental and social problems with their purchase decisions,” Hakan Burgurlo further added.