Whirlpool named UK Top Employer for the seventh time running

Posted on 18 Jan 2024 by The Manufacturer

Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) has been named Top Employer UK 2024 for the seventh consecutive year, with an outstanding score of 87.4%.

This accomplishment underscores Whirlpool’s commitment to nurturing a work culture that prioritises employee well-being, professional development, and inclusivity. Fabio Colombo, Whirlpool EMEA Vice President of Human Resources, explains: “We are proud that the Top Employers Institute has once again recognised our commitment to creating an exceptional work environment for our employees across Europe.

“Our dedication to empathy and care ensures that they feel valued, heard and understood, fostering a workplace culture that goes beyond professional success and extends to the personal well-being of each team member.”

This year, Whirlpool stands out in particular for its achievements in three crucial domains, emphasising the company’s commitment to sustainable, inclusive and exemplary workplace practices.

Sustainability remains a cornerstone in Whirlpool’s 112-year culture, as the company adopts a holistic and innovative approach to seamlessly integrate environmental responsibility, community engagement and social commitment into every aspect of its business operations. This reflects the company’s dedicated efforts to create a positive environmental impact, championing sustainable practices.

Watch our video at Whirlpool UK from last year

The company is dedicated to fostering a safe and balanced work environment, prioritising employee well-being, community support, and collaboration. Inclusion and Diversity are integral values embedded in Whirlpool’s strong culture, reflecting the belief that embracing diverse perspectives and ideas is essential for creating value, enriching the organisational culture, and driving success.

Concrete actions include the formation of the Executive Inclusion & Diversity Council and the establishment of voluntary Employee Resource Groups, such as the EMEA Women’s Network, Young Professional Network, and EMEA Pride Network. These initiatives underscore Whirlpool’s commitment to cultivating a workplace that embraces differences and thrives on inclusivity.

Top Employers Institute is the global authority for the certification of excellence in People Practices. It has certified more than 2,300 organizations in 122 countries/regions. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over 9 million employees globally. This year, the recognition has been conferred upon 1,286 countries worldwide.

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