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UN Global compact and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG´s)

The United Nation´s Sustainability Development Goals (SDGS) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seek to end poverty and hunger, realize the human rights of everyone, achieve gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, and ensure lasting protection of the planet and its natural resources. The Global Goals are integrated and indivisible and balance the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental.


SDG´s supported by Electrolux Professional Group:

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SDG 13 & 7

Measures for climate protection & affordable and clean energy

We can make a difference throughout our value chain by developing energy-efficient products and working with energy efficiency in our operations.

Our main actions

  • Energy-efficient and low consuming products
  • Implement alternatives to HFC (Hydrofluorocarbon) gases
  • Gradual shift from natural gas to renewable energy use in our operations.
  • Energy efficiency improvements in all our operations to reduce the overall energy demand and switch to renewable electricity.

Clean water and sanitation

As a number of our products consume water, we can make a difference by developing and offering water-efficient

Our main actions

  • Provide more water-efficient/low-consuming products
  • Improve water efficiency in our own operations, with a special focus in water-risk countries
  • Management of water discharge to control quality and destination

Decent work and economic growth

Knowing that our employees are the single most important factor in achieving long-term success, we are committed to continuously developing a work environment that enables sustainable performance where all employees can deliver their best.

Our main actions

  • Occupational Health and Safety program
  • User ergonomics and product safety integrated in product development, including third-party certifications
  • Drive employee engagement
  • Zero tolerance for slavery, human trafficking, and child labor
  • Respect labor rights (ILO conventions)
SDG 12

Responsible consumption and production

To reduce the environmental footprint related to our products and operations, we have a major focus on developing sustainable products for our customers.

Our main actions

  • Environmental performance in operations (water, energy, waste etc.)
  • Efficient use of materials
  • Sustainable innovations and product efficiency

Gender equality

We value diversity and inclusion and have zero tolerance for discrimination and harassment. We aim to increase the share of female leaders at all levels of the company.

Our main actions

  • Anti-discrimination policies
  • Actively promote diversity and inclusion
Additonal SDG´s applicable to us

SDG 3 – Health and wellbeing

We provide hygiene and disinfection solutions that can help to prevent the spread of infections and deceases. We also promote and work with the health and safety of our employees.

SDG 17- Partnerships for the goals

Electrolux Professional Group is a signatory of the UN Global Compact and engages in various partnerships to support sustainable development. In 2020, the company CEO signed the Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation

SDG 16 – Peace, Justice and Strong Intuitions

Electrolux Professional Group is a signatory of the UN Global Compact and commits to its 10 principles regarding human rights, labor, anti-corruption and environment.

SDG 11 – Sustainable cities and communities

Electrolux Professional Group is participating in cooperation for sustainable community building. We believe that our efficient and durable solutions within the shared economy can contribute to more sustainable cities and communities.

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the global compact

Ratings & Certificates

We constantly strive to reduce our climate change impact through the climate-neutral ambitions for our industrial operations and by working relentlessly to achieve our climate targets. Our efforts is recognised by various rating institutes.