We find our resilience in our commitment to a better future. We continue to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals and implement our In Touch Technology sustainability framework on three pillars: curbing our footprint, supporting our communities, and improving our competitive edge. Backed by our ambitious 2030 targets, we remain committed to helping our planet, through innovation and impact.
We are committed to achieving net-zero emissions across our value chain by 2050. We will reduce our Scope 1-2 , and Scope 3 emissions to cover the entire value chain.
Through our green financing methodologies, we are aiming to achieve our robust emission reduction targets and align ourselves with the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal.
Within the scope of our sustainability agenda, we focus on the future, the environment, and the needs of people and our business. We believe that time for change has come and we must go beyond our current habits and behavior models, the way we think now, and everything that is thought to be impossible today.
In our Sustainability Reports, we proudly share our achievements, vision, goals, and strategy with our business partners, customers, and all stakeholders. In 2019, we said “This Is Not A Report, It Is A Business Model”, and we followed this up in 2020 with a call to "Act Together". This year, with our report, we invite all our stakeholders to "Lead the Change; Shape the Future!".
At Arçelik, we embed sustainability at the core of our business strategy and adopt Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide approach which enables us to create value for all our stakeholders. We aim to become the disruptor in our industry, an agile innovator with the consumer at the center of all our decisions, while maintaining our cost advantage. Our ambition is to create sustainable value through a profitable business and become one of the best places to work globally. We take concrete steps today towards a more sustainable future with the help of the #technology we develop to improve the planet, life, and our business.
We set our priorities in line with our ‘In Touch Technology’ strategy that shows our ambition to create smart technologies to fulfill the needs of the planet and society.
Our purpose-driven business model and our commitment are being recognized in global platforms.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
Arçelik has once again been named as the Industry Leader in the Household Durables category, and was awarded a Gold Medal for being in the top 1% in our sector and recognized as an Industry Mover in the 2021 S&P Sustainability Yearbook.
Arçelik and Beko Are Both Named as Impact Companies of 2022
Arçelik's and Beko's sustainability and impact efforts have resulted in being ranked 19th and 20th on the “Real Leaders Top 200 Impact Companies of 2022” list respectively.
The Real Leaders 200 Top Impact Companies Award recognizes organizations that are making a positive social or environmental impact.
Arçelik has been ranked 57th in the Corporate Knights’ 2022 Global 100 Index
For the second consecutive year in a row, Arçelik has been recognised in the Corporate Knights’ 2022 Global 100 Index. Among 6,914 companies assessed for 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list, Arçelik has been ranked 57th.
ISS ESG Ratings
Arçelik was rated as Prime in September 2020.
FTSE4Good Emerging Market Index
Arçelik has been listed since 2016 as a company with strong ESG performance as measured by FTSE Russell, part of the London Stock Exchange Group.
Arçelik awarded an A- score in CDP 2021
Arçelik has been recognized as one of Turkey’s leaders with an A- rating in both the Climate Change and Water Security Programs of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) by reporting its operations in Turkey; also, Arçelik has been identified as one of the global leaders with an A rating in the CDP’s 2021 Supplier Engagement Rating List
Borsa Istanbul Sustainability Index (BIST)
Arçelik has been listed since 2014.
Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating
In December 2021, Arçelik received an ESG Risk Rating of 12.1 by Sustainalytics and was assessed to be at low level risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors.
EcoVadis Sustainability Rating
Arçelik has obtained a score of 70/100 and has been awarded a Gold EcoVadis Medal in 2022 for this achievement. We are proud to be placed in the top 2% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the Manufacture of domestic appliances industry. Our rating showcases our advanced sustainability performance in the following dimensions: Environment, Labour&Human Rights, and Sustainable Procurement.
Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)
Arçelik has been constantly rated AAA on the Sustainability Index since 2016, and AA in 2015.
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
Arçelik has become one of the supporters of TCFD.
Vigeo Eiris ESG Rating
Arçelik received an overall score of 50/100 in the Vigeo Eiris ESG rating and was ranked #1 in the Technology-Hardware Emerging Market. Click to see full list of Best Emerging Markets Performers: