2018 Corporate Sustainability Report
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  • World’s Most Admired Companies
    FORTUNE magazine (8th consecutive year)
  • 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies®
    The Ethisphere Institute

Whirlpool Corporation was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

North America Region
  • EPA SmartWay® Excellence Award, Shipper Category
  • Digital Edge 50 Award – IDG’s CIOy
  • Three 2018 CES Innovation Awards
    Smart Home Category
    • Whirlpool Smart Appliances in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel
    • Whirlpool Smart Over the Range Microwave with Scan-to-Cook Technology
    Software and Mobile Apps Category
    • Yummly 2.0 ingredient recognition and connected recipes
Latin America Region — Mexico

Nuevo León, México, Whirlpool plants were recognized by PROFEPA (The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection) for “Environmental Commitment,” as well as for being the “First Clean Industry Park” in Mexico.


Web Marketing Festival and Slovakia CSR Practice of the Year: Italy and Slovakia
Moments Not to Be Wasted

In 2018, Whirlpool EMEA won the Web Marketing Festival award in the category “Digital Food” for its Moments Not to Be Wasted project, the edutainment program within primary schools in Europe, aiming to raise awareness of the social and environmental value of food and the importance of not wasting it. The program also earned Slovakia’s CSR Practice of the Year, the nation’s most important CSR-related award.

Biblioteca Bilancio Sociale: Italy

Whirlpool EMEA was included among Biblioteca Bilancio Sociale’s top companies in Italy for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.

Great Place to Work® Best Workplace: Italy, Spain and Portugal

In three EMEA countries, Whirlpool was certified as a Best Workplace.

Top Employer: Europe

Whirlpool EMEA was awarded Top Employers Europe 2018 certification by the Top Employers Institute for its excellence in employee conditions.


Great Place to Work – GPTW Women

In 2018, Whirlpool was recognized as one of the best companies for women to work. The award also highlighted the company in the Inclusion category.

Exame Magazine

Whirlpool was named one of the Most Sustainable Companies in the Electronics category and Best Company in the Sustainability Governance category. Exame award is one of the most recognized and respected awards for sustainability in Brazil.

Expressão de Ecologia Award

Whirlpool was honored in the Environmental Management category, recognizing initiatives related to WCM.


Whirlpool received a special mention by CEADS (Consejo Empresario para el Desarrollo Sostenible) for the project “Reciclando Hogares Urbanos” (Recycling Urban Homes) with Habitat for Humanity.