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 recognises organisations 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 “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’ life 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 was 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 a healthy living on a healthy planet.
Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik, Beko's parent company said: “It is a privilege to be recognised 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.
Beko is the international home appliance brand of Arçelik, which is a multinational household appliances manufacturer that operates with 12 brands and employs over 40,000 people worldwide. It is the leading freestanding home appliances brand in Europe in the white goods sector and No.1 large home appliances brand in the UK, France, Poland and Eastern Europe. The brand is FC Barcelona’s main partner, naming partner of Fenerbahçe Men’s Basketball Team and official supplier of European League of Legends Championship (LEC).
Beko has been focusing on healthy living for years, raising awareness and developing products that make healthy living possible and convenient. Beko’s brand mission is ‘healthy living is only possible on a healthy planet’. Beko is committed to protecting the planet by designing and manufacturing energy-efficient products and investing in resource efficiency in production.
With over 40,000 employees throughout the world, Arçelik's global operations include subsidiaries in 49 countries, and 28 production facilities in 9 countries and 12 brands (Arçelik, Beko, Grundig, Blomberg, ElektraBregenz, Arctic, Leisure, Flavel, Defy, Altus, Dawlance, Voltas Beko). 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. Arçelik's 30 R&D and Design Centers & Offices across the globe, are home to over 1,700 researchers and hold more than 3,000 international patent applications to date. In 2021, Arçelik achieved the highest score in the DHP Household Durables category for the 3rd year in a row in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment. In accordance with PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality Standard, Arçelik became carbon-neutral in Scope 1 and 2 in global manufacturing in 2019 and 2020 with its own VSC verified carbon credits gained for producing more energy efficient appliances than the average on the Turkish market. Through its leadership position in sustainability and credible science-based decarbonization roadmap for achieving net zero, Arçelik became the first and only company from its industry to receive the Terra Carta Seal by HRH Prince of Wales. Arçelik’s mission is ‘Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide.’
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