We embarked on a journey to make a difference with a holistic sustainability approach we call In Touch Technology. Our 2030 targets fit into these principles of sustainable growth and value creation, and are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In Touch with Our Planet

Shrinking our footprint to preserve vital resources

Increasing Resource Efficiency in Manufacturing

2030 Ambition

Transform our business to accelerate our transition to carbon-neutral and near zero-waste operations.

Establish renewable energy systems with 15 MW capacity
Purchase 100% green electricity in global manufacturing plants
Make an additional USD 50 million investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency ​
Reduce energy consumption per product by 45%
Reduce water withdrawal per product by 45%
Increase the water recycling ratio to 70% in all manufacturing plants
Increase the waste recycling rate to 99% in global operations
Reduce Scope 1–2 GHG emissions by 30%
By 2025: Reach the target of 450 MW Arçelik-branded PV panel sales per year
Improving Product Efficiency and Eco-Friendly Product Range

2030 Ambition

Transform our business to accelerate our transition to carbon-neutral and near zero-waste operations.

Increase recycled plastic content to 40%
Increase bio-based material content to 5%
Reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions from use of sold products by 15%
Standardize Arçelik Green Chemistry Management System in products and production globally
By 2025: Increase recycled plastic content to 20%
By 2025: Increase bio-based material content to 2.5%
In Touch with Human Needs

Improving the lives of people

Making it easier for people to live lightly and have healthier lifestyles

2030 Ambition

Empower communities to reach a more equal and inclusive social structure, and build purpose-driven brands that create positive impact on society and environment.

Raise awareness among 80 million people about healthy living
Innovate technologies and projects that encourage healthy living
Raise awareness and knowledge about health living through education
Generate excitement amongst families to adopt healthy living habits
Tackling Food Waste

2030 Ambition

Empower communities to reach a more equal and inclusive social structure, and build purpose-driven brands that create positive impact on society and environment.

Serve 1 million meals to 500,000 people in need
Save 1,200 tons of food from being wasted
Raise awareness of ways to prevent food waste among 3.5 million people
Supporting Local Communities

2030 Ambition

Empower communities to reach a more equal and inclusive social structure, and build purpose-driven brands that create positive impact on society and environment.

Support the needs of communities with local hero brands in Turkey, Romania, South Africa, and Pakistan
By 2023 with Arçelik brand in Turkey: Empower children and young people with 21st century skills and digital competencies, reach 250,000 young people
By 2023 with Arçelik brand in Turkey: Promote gender equality – Empower female presence in STEM and other men dominated areas by providing business skills and equal access to finance to women
By 2023 with Arçelik brand in Turkey: Lead project and programs for children and consumers to raise awareness on climate crisis
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

As a Koç Group company, we became a supporter of the Action Coalition platform and submitted our commitments to achieve concrete change in the technology and innovation field for women and girls worldwide.

Provide technology & design, IT, and software training to 100.000 girls (ages 10-14) in 81 provinces of Turkey by 2026 to reduce the gender digital divide​.
Implement our program in Romania, Pakistan and South Africa operational facilities of Arçelik to support the career development of women engineers (university students between the ages 17-23) in R&D and Innovation.
Increase the number of women entrepreneurs in the dealer ecosystem by boosting the ratio of women Beko dealers from 4.8% to 25% by 2026.
Reach 5,000 women through global-scale entrepreneurship programs and facilitate the transfer of $4 million funds to women entrepreneurs.
Inrease women employment ratio in STEM fields at Arçelik from 16% to 35% across global operations by 2026.​
Enable women to gain new professional competencies at the technical levels and increase the ratio of women technicians working at Arçelik Authorized Services from 6.7% to 14% by 2026.
In Touch with Business

Being a progressive global citizen

Ensuring Diversity & Human Rights

2030 Ambition

Empower communities to reach a more equal and inclusive social structure, and build purpose-driven brands that create positive impact on society and environment.

Increase the proportion of women in the total workforce to 26%
Increase the proportion of women in all management positions to 30%
Increase the proportion of women in junior management positions to 35%
Increase the proportion of women in top management positions to 20%
Increase the proportion of women in management positions in revenue
Increase the proportion of women generating functions to 25%
Increase the proportion of women in STEM- related positions to 25%
Assign three women directors in STEM-related departments
Increase the awareness of 100,000 students through OHS seminars
Enhancing Responsible Supply Chain

2030 Ambition

Empower communities to reach a more equal and inclusive social structure, and build purpose-driven brands that create positive impact on society and environment.

Increase Sustainability Supplier Index Response Rate to 70%
Make sure for all global suppliers exceeding 500 TEP to obtain the ISO 50001 certificate (Apply for all suppliers exceeding 1000 TEP by 2025)
By 2023: Make sure that the ISO 14001 certificate apply for all suppliers
By 2023: Ensure 100% compliance of critical suppliers with Arçelik Conflict Minerals Policy
By 2023: Collect, monitor, and publicly disclose ESG data of all suppliers**, and encourage them to set their own targets
Promoting Decent Employment & Talent Development

2030 Ambition

Empower communities to reach a more equal and inclusive social structure, and build purpose-driven brands that create positive impact on society and environment.

Increase the average training hours per employee to 30 for hourly paid employees and 50 for monthly paid employees
Convert 40% of training activities to online platforms
Ensure that more than 50% of employees participate in at least one volunteering activity
Establish a corporate volunteering platform in every country where we operate