ISTANBUL – (January 12, 2022) – Beko, Europe’s leading home appliance brand, has been ranked 20th on The Real Leaders®️ Top 200 Impact Companies of 2022.
The Real Leaders 200 Top Impact Companies Award recognizes organizations that are making a positive social or environmental impact. The key is to seek those companies which can make the world a better place. The 2022 list features a mix of respected impact brands of all sizes and from a variety of industries.
Through the “healthy living is only possible on a healthy planet” approach, Beko focuses on empowering next generations to live healthier lives, knowing that’s only possible on a healthy planet and with a more sustainable existence. Beko’s rank on the Real Leaders list shows that the company’s sustainability efforts are well aligned with the Real Leaders’ mission as the company continues to encourage others with its sustainable business practices.
Beko’s journey to innovate for the good of its customers and the environment has already brought it a long way. Over the past two decades, the company has focused on innovation to make its customers’ lives healthier and more convenient as well as offering a line of eco-friendly appliances that reflect the brand’s sustainability mission. The product line uses recycled materials, bio-composites, and detergent-saving technologies for sustainable living. Beko’s technologically advanced range of sustainable products including a washing machine/washer dryer, oven, tumble dryer, refrigerator, espresso coffee maker, and dishwashers have been developed to make a meaningful difference in consumers’ day to day lives. For example, for EcoTub Washing Machine & Washer Dryer, approximately up to 60 recycled 0.5L PET bottles were used in the tubs of washing machines and washer dryers on certain models. In the EcoFiber Oven, 5% recycled fishnet waste and 65% industrial thread waste were used in plastic parts such as door decor plastic and display cover. AutoDose Dishwasher dispenses the right amount of detergent for sparkling clean dishes every time and in each wash, up to 28%* less detergent is used with AutoDose for healthy living on a healthy planet.
Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik, Beko's parent company said: “It is a privilege to be recognized as one of The Real Leaders Top 200 Impact Companies of 2022, because of Beko’s relentless efforts towards building a more sustainable future. As a business, we continue to innovate and understand that we have a collective responsibility to lead the way in working to prevent environmental devastation. Knowing that sustainability and innovation efforts must go hand in hand to achieve a meaningful impact, we encourage our industry peers and customers to join the fight with us, to ensure a more sustainable future, for all.”
Arçelik, Beko’s parent company, ranked 19th on The Real Leaders®️ Top 200 Impact Companies of 2022. A complete list of “the Real Leaders Top 200 Impact Companies of 2022” can be found here.
For more information on Beko’s eco-friendly product range, please visit the link.
*For lightly soiled dishes & gel detergent usage.
About Beko U.S. Inc.:
Beko U.S., Inc. is the U.S subsidiary of Arçelik A.Ş. operating in more than 140 countries. Beko is the leading freestanding home appliances brand in Europe in the white goods sector. Beko U.S. Inc. is committed to developing highly energy-efficient home appliances that deliver advanced technology and superior features, empowering your family to live healthier. Five years in a row, from 2017 to 2021, a first for any appliance manufacturer, Beko U.S., Inc. received the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. In 2019, 2020, and 2021, Beko U.S., Inc. also was recognized with an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award, the program’s highest honor. Beko is a member of the EP100 Climate Group Initiative. For more information, visit www.beko.com/us-en.
With 32,000 employees throughout the world, 12 brands (Arçelik, Beko, Grundig, Blomberg, ElektraBregenz, Arctic, Leisure, Flavel, Defy, Altus, Dawlance, Voltas Beko), sales and marketing offices in 43 countries, and 22 production facilities in 8 countries, Arçelik offers products and services in nearly 150 countries. As Europe’s second-largest white goods company by market share (based on volumes), Arçelik reached a consolidated turnover of 5 billion Euros in 2020. With almost 70% of its revenues coming from international markets, Arçelik is the R&D leader in Turkey – holding more than 3,000 international patent applications to date with the efforts of 1,600 researchers in 15 R&D and Design Centers in Turkey and R&D Offices across five countries. Arçelik is named the “Industry Leader” in the Durable Home Appliances category for the 2nd year in a row in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020 and in accordance with PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality Standard, became carbon-neutral in global production plants in 2019 and 2020 fiscal years with its own carbon credits. http://www.arcelikglobal.com
About Real Leaders:
Real Leaders is a membership community for impact leaders with a global media platform dedicated to driving positive change. It’s on a mission to unite farsighted leaders to transform our shortsighted world. Founded in 2010, Real Leaders recognized early on that businesses bore a responsibility to be as cognizant of their impact on employees, society, and the planet as they are on their bottom line. Real Leaders is a B Corporation, a member of the UN Global Compact, and is independently owned.