Press Releases

Kohler Co. Releases 2018 Social Impact Report

Jun 2019
Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its third public Social Impact report. As in years past, the report examines Kohler’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and positively impact local and global communities.

Kohler and The International Living Future Institute Announce Evolution of Product Declare Platform

May 2019
Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and design of kitchen and bathroom plumbing products, today announced the next phase of its product transparency program in partnership with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) through its Declare material health program and label platform.

Kohler and World Vision Bring Safe Water to Thousands in Honduras

Mar 2019
Nearly 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed water worldwide*. To encourage positive change and create meaningful impact, a combination of partnership and innovation is imperative to address pressing water and sanitation issues. Since 1996, Kohler Co., a global leader in the plumbing industry, and World Vision, a leading humanitarian organization, have collaborated frequently to provide access to clean, safe water in communities around the world.

Kohler Co. and UAW Local 833 Reach Agreement on New Contract

Dec 2018
Kohler Co. and United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 833, which represents approximately 2,100 associates employed in production and skilled trades positions at the company’s Village of Kohler and Town of Mosel manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, have reached agreement on a new labor contract.

Kohler Co.’s Innovation For Good Program Recognized as Changemaker with 2018 Mahatma Award

Oct 2018
Kohler Co. has been presented with a 2018 Mahatma Award for Social Good for its “Innovation for Good” (IfG) efforts. Laura Kohler, Senior Vice President-Human Resources, Stewardship & Sustainability for Kohler Co., accepted the award on behalf of IfG and Kohler Co. in New York City during the recently held UN General Assembly.

KOHLER Relief Trailer Provides Support Following Hurricane Florence

Oct 2018
Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath products and power systems, has developed a portable showering experience to assist volunteers following hurricanes and other disasters.

Kohler Releases 2017 Sustainability and Stewardship Report

Sep 2018
Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its second public sustainability and stewardship report. The report examines Kohler’s efforts to positively impact the environment and global communities.

Product Transparency

Jun 2018
Kohler has released its first Declare human health product labels for two popular enameled cast iron fixtures – the Villager® bathtub and the Brockway™ sink.

Wind Power Investment

Mar 2018
Kohler Co. today announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, Kansas.

UW-Madison Engineering Donation

Feb 2018
Kohler Co. and UW Madison College of Engineering leaders today dedicated the new KOHLER Innovation Visualization Studio in Wendt Commons

KOHLER WasteLAB

Apr 2017
In honor of Earth Day, Kohler Co. is showcasing its work to repurpose industrial waste materials via a Facebook Live panel discussion.

Kohler Co. Honored as "Green Master"

Dec 2017
Kohler Co. was recognized as a 2017 Green Master by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and the Green Master Program at the organization’s annual conference.

Operation Agua Donations Reach $1.1 Million

Nov 2017
Operation Agua, a crowdsourced campaign to provide safe drinking water to the people of Puerto Rico, has received $1.1 million in donations.

Green Building Industry Recognizes Kohler for Vision, Leadership

Nov 2017
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named Kohler, a global manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, the winner of its 2017 Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award at its leadership awards luncheon held in conjunction with the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Boston.

Kohler's Support of Watersense® Program Once Again Earns EPA Recognition

Oct 2017
Kohler Co. has earned its fifth consecutive Sustained Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).