HIghlights

Whirlpool Latin America LAUNCHED approximately 340 new products in 2013 and 2014, more than three launches every week on average.

  • Brastemp brand’s outstanding launch in 2014 was B.blend, the first all-in-one multi-drink capsules dispenser in Brazil, with more than 20 types of carbonated or non-carbonated, cold or hot drinks.
  • The high spot for Consul brand was cervejeira, the first beer cooler in Brazil, with a modern design and capacity to store up to 75 beer cans.

COMPANY’S NET sales came to R$9.7 billion in 2014, an increase of approximately 4.0% over 2013, which stood at R$9.3 billion.

The Company INVESTED R$19.7 million in environmental management during 2013 and 2014.

Whirlpool Latin America SIGNED A PLEDGE of 10 Commitments promoting LGBT rights prepared by several companies and Instituto Ethos.

The Company PROVIDED more than 450,000 hours of training between 2013 and 2014 to more than 50,000 employees.

Health and safety indicators HAVE IMPROVED for the fifth consecutive year, with no occupational fatalities or diseases.

Approximately 90% of direct suppliers were AUDITED for the Suppliers Excellence Program in 2013 and 2014.

The Instituto Consulado da Mulher SUPPORTED more than 100 popular projects per year, between 2013 and 2014, that together profited R$13.2 million.

Whirlpool Latin America REACHED THE GOAL of Zero Waste for industrial waste previously sent to landfills and reducing 13.11% of hazardous waste generated between 2012 and 2014.

A total of 428,000 m3 of water were REUSED between 2013 and 2014, an amount equivalent to the daily consumption of 2.6 million inhabitants1.

Energy intensity — the ratio between energy consumption and 2013/2014 revenues — was REDUCED by 9.9%.

The Company’s direct greenhouse gas emissions (scope 1) FELL 13.6% between 2012 and 2014.

1 According to average consumption per inhabitant in Brazil estimated by the 2013 Water Service Analysis published by the Sistema Nacional de Informações sobre Saneamento (SNIS) [the Brazilian Sanitation Information System]