Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Value Chain


In line with our strategy to combat climate crisis, we have set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and we aim to increase awareness across all stakeholders.


We develop energy efficiency projects and investing in renewable energy systems to contribute the fight against the climate crisis. With our energy efficient products, we contribute to reducing our customers’ carbon footprints as well.

Arçelik’s Sustainability Council and the Climate Change Working Group identify policies and strategies regarding sustainability and the climate crisis, from which we establish collaborations, ensure that decisions taken are implemented, and track performances to make sure targets are met. All work carried out in sustainability is regularly reported to Arçelik Board member, Koç Holding President of Consumer Durables Group, who is appointed responsible to report to the Board on sustainability related matters. The reports are presented to the Board of Directors every four months.

At Arçelik, we are responding to the urgent call-to action for a 1.5°C future, and we are proud to announce our participation in the Business Ambition for the 1.5°C campaign. We have approved Science Based Targets for GHGemissions reduction, aligned with a well-below 2-degree scenario, and have submitted revised targets aligned with a 1.5°C scenario. In June 2021, we publicly declared our Net-Zero 2050 Target and have committed to making it compatible with the SBTi Net-Zero 2050 Standard.We are expected to receive approval for this within two years.

Arçelik’s 2030 GHG emissions reduction targets were approved in November 2020 by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), for working toward a “wellbelow 2°C” scenario in line with the Paris Agreement. Arçelik commits to reduce its absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 30%; and reduce its absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions from the use of sold products by 15% by 2030 from a 2018 base year.  According to Arçelik’s approved science-based target for 2030 absolute Scope 1+2 emissions, annual Scope 1+2 emission reduction target has been calculated as 2.5%.

GHG emissions generated by our Turkey operations have been verified in accordance with ISO 14064 Standard since 2010. In 2015 Arctic Gaesti (Romania), in 2016 Beko LLC (Russia), in 2019 Defy (South Africa),Arctic Ulmi (Romania), Beko Thai (Thailand) and Dawlance (Pakistan) operations have been included to ISO 14064 GHG Management System in Arçelik. We extend our ISO 14064 and sustainability report coverage year by year.

The verified GHG emissions in 2021 have been shared in below for our manufacturing plants and HQ. 

 GHG Emissions (ton CO2e)



 Direct (Scope 1)



 Indirect - Energy (Scope 2)



 Total of Scope 1 and Scope 2



 Indirect - Other (Scope 3)



 Total of Scope 1 and Scope 2




 Scope 3 Emissions (ton CO2e)



 Purchased goods and services






Business travel      



Employee commuting     



Product logistics       



 Use of sold products



 End of life of the product






Treatment of Packgaging  



Production Waste  



Wastewater Treatment  



Mobile combustion of subcontractor  



 Scope 3 Total




The new hybrid working system will be implemented in Turkey in March 2022 in line with Arçelik’s parent company Koç Holding’s Office Free Program. The Office Free Program allows employees to work at least two days in the office, and for the remaining workdays, they are free to arrange their schedule to work remotely from anywhere they wish. We have announced the introduction of a permanent hybrid working model as well as increasing online meetings. Thus, we minimize our GHG emissions from staff transportation and commuting.

For further details on Arçelik’s climate strategy, please refer to the related section

To find more about our Sustainable Supply Chain Projects in 2021, please refer 2021 Sustainability Report Sustainable Supply Chain section.


ISO 14064 GHG Verification Statement and Assurance Reports are available here.

Arçelik Global Strategy to Combat Climate Crisis is available here.