Diversity & Equal Opportunity

At Whirlpool Corporation , we value all people, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical ability, thinking/leadership style, or any other visible or invisible diversity. We believe that it is these differences, as well as our unique backgrounds and experiences, that provide the diversity of thought, ideas, and innovation necessary to succeed as a business.


Global Inclusion Week

In 2019, we held our first Global Inclusion Week, hosting more than 25 events at sites around the world centered on creating an inclusive environment for employees.

of whirlpool CORporation employees
attended at least one event during the 2019 global inclusion week. Speakers and training sessions focused on topics like inclusive behaviors, unconscious bias,and team engagement.

Earning Recognition as an
Inclusive Organization

We are proud to be recognized for our leadership in inclusion and diversity:

  • 2019 Disability Equality Index: Third year in a row
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s U.S. Corporate Equality Index for 16 consecutive years
  • Forbes “Best Companies for Diversity”
  • Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency “Veteran Friendly Employer”: Fifth year in a row
  • 2019 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index
  • “Socio de la Inclusión” from the Manpower Group for Whirlpool Corporation Argentina’s commitment and actions to inclusion and diversity