Arçelik A.Ş. is chosen as one of the world's top nine sustainable companies and awarded the Ökovision Sustainability Leadership Award by ÖkoWorld, one of Europe's most well-established sustainability funds.
Developing all its business plans on sustainable models to help secure the future of the world, Arçelik A.Ş. received one of Europe's most prestigious awards for its efforts in the field of sustainability.
Arçelik A.Ş. became one of the top nine companies awarded the Sustainability Award among 350 companies globally invested in by "ÖkoWorld ÖkoVision Classic," one of Europe's most well-established sustainability funds.
Arçelik A.Ş.'s efforts aimed at reducing energy and water consumption, its life cycle assessment practices to reduce its ecological footprint and its recycling practices are awarded by ÖkoWorld ÖkoVision Classic Investment Committee. Arçelik serves as a model for other companies seeking to attract investment.
Arçelik A.Ş. was presented the award at the ceremony organized to mark the 25th anniversary of the committee held in Dusseldorf, Germany on September 14. Fatih Demiray, Head of Sustainability Department and Manager for Regulatory Affairs accepted the award on behalf of Arçelik A.Ş.. Among the companies that received awards were AmorePacific (Korea), East Japan Railway Company (Japan), Electrolux (Sweden), Emmi AG (Switzerland), Herman Miller (United Kingdom), KONE (Finland), Royal Philips (The Netherlands) and Vestas (Denmark).
Arçelik Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Director Fatih Özkadı stated that developing sustainable business models is one of the criteria investors look for before investing, and said, “At Arçelik A.Ş., we are striving to integrate sustainability into each stage of our entire value chain. We have adopted an inclusive, responsible, ethical and transparent management approach that respects human rights, without compromising our corporate management principles. To see that our efforts are endorsed by ÖkoWorld, one of the world's most esteemed investment institutions, is a strong testament to our advancing down the right path.”
"ÖkoWorld ÖkoVision Classic," is one of the six top investment funds of "ÖkoWorld," a leading global sustainability investor for over 30 years.