The group received the rating in the environmental categories of electronic waste, clean technologies and the social issue of supply chain labour standards. According to Arçelik, the company has also been rated green in MSCI's Environmental, Social and Governance Impact Monitor.
“With our sustainability vision, we strive to improve our performance in the social, environmental and economic fields and innovative processes that generate value for our entire operations,” said Arçelik Group CEO Hakan Bulgurlu, pictured. “Our corporate policies and strategies are built in line with our sustainability principles, whilst our comprehensive performance tracking is integral to our sustainability goals, which are part of our corporate business aims.
“ESG ratings can play a vital role in benchmarking and driving improvement across a wide spectrum of issues: energy efficiency and carbon reduction; occupational health and safety and human rights; broad diversity and the quality of a sustainability strategy.”