Sponsoring Organization

Kohler Co. is a global leader in both kitchen and bath design and technology. They are a company dedicated to improving sanitation conditions worldwide and supporting the continued research and innovation of toilets. In addition to their support of this film, Kohler has collaborated with Caltech for the past two years in the development of a photovoltaic toilet as part of the “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge,” hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

“Our goal of creating a completely off-the-grid toileting system that is easier to transport and easier to maintain will allow us to place toilets in more locations around the world that have inadequate sanitation. And that allows us to improve the lives of more people.”

– Rob Zimmerman, Senior Manager of Sustainability Marketing at Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 with headquarters in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 30,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler’s modern design and revolutionary technology create one-of-a-kind kitchen and bathroom products, engines and power systems as well as premier furniture, cabinetry and tile.