Arçelik, owner of Beko and Grundig brands, has been recognized as one of the most virtuous companies in terms of sustainability worldwide. The company reached the13th place in the “Real Leaders Impact Awards 2021” ranking established by Real Leaders, sustainable business and leadership magazine, which has included Arcelik in the ranking of the “Top Impact Companies”. These are 150 companies able to make a positive difference on the world with their work and acting for the common good, with priority attention to issues of social and environmental responsibility. An important award for the company which follows the “Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide” vision, working to minimize the environmental impact of its products during the life cycle and, with sensitivity towards the problem of air pollution related to climate change.
«We are honored – Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik, commented – to receive this award and to be recognized worldwide for our mission which is aimed at creating a positive impact on the environment, through the production of technologies capable of generating value and improving people’s futures. Prior to this milestone, we were named “industry leader” in the Durable Goods category for home use for the second consecutive year in the Dow Jones sustainability index 2020 and, with our carbon credits, we have become zero impact in global production in 2019 and 2020, in compliance with PAS 2060. These are important results that demonstrate how much we strive to ensure that sustainability is not only a targeted business model but become a shared lifestyle, focused on the future, on the planet and on people’s needs. We renew our commitment to build a more responsible future, in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for UN Sustainable Development.»