Whirlpool recognized with a SmartWay Award

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For the second year in a row, Whirlpool Corporation’s Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) received a SmartWay Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes industry leaders in supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. The company of household appliances is one of only 9 companies to receive this distinction. Whirlpool Corporation was recognized in the large shipper category, which represents companies that move goods more than 500 million miles annually.The selection process for the award considers factors such as environmental leadership through effective collaboration, advanced technology and operational practices, robust SmartWay data validation and reporting, communication and public outreach and implementation of sustainability practices in local communities. «It’s an honor to receive this prestigious award from the EPA and a tremendous accomplishment to win it in back-to-back years – said Alison Jones, senior director of North American Logistics at Whirlpool Corporation. – We’re proud of our commitment to the environment, which is driven by our conscious decision to ship our products with environmental efficiency.»