Awards and Rankings

Henkel sites all around the world participate in progressive sustainable development initiatives. In many cases, Henkel's forward-looking actions are emulated by other local companies. When local, or even national environmental, business or government organizations honor these efforts with awards, we feel doubly proud of these achievements. They confirm the initiative displayed by our sites in many countries around the world, while the awards gained by committed employees lay the foundations for further improvements throughout Henkel.

Honored for senior-friendly human resources policy

Photo International Innovative Employer Award 2010 for Henkel

In November 2010, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) honored Henkel in Brussels for its senior-friendly human resources policy with the “International Innovative Employer Award 2010.” Kathrin Menges (middle), head of Global Human Resources, and Regina Neumann-Busies, Social Services, accepted the international employer.

Awards for cleaner production

Photo Awards for Cleaner Production

In November 2010, at the presentation of the national Awards for Cleaner Production, our site in La Luz, Mixco, Guatemala, received the prize in the Energy category. The prize is awarded annually by the Guatemalan Ministry of the Environment (MARN), in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Central American Commission on Environment and Development (CCAD) and the Center for Clean Production in Guatemala (CGPL).

Logo „Best Brands Award 2010“

Best Brands Awards 2010
Munich: For more than 134 years, Henkel has been combining leading brand quality with responsibility toward people and the environment. In the special category “Decision-makers’ Best Sustainability Brand” Henkel was honored with the 2010 Best Brands Award by the Wirtschaftswoche business magazine and Markenverband – the German Brands Association.

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Corporate Research Foundation Institute
Düsseldorf: The Corporate Research Foundation Institute placed Henkel first in its overall ranking, ahead of more than 90 other respected companies. In the Germany’s Top Employers 2010 study, Henkel was recognized for its strategic human resources management.

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Corporate Research Foundation Institute
Valencia: The Corporate Research Foundation Institute (CRF Institute) declared Henkel Spain to be a company with a better future (empresa con más futuro). The business consultancy Deloitte analyzed the company in terms of its business, corporate governance, organization, innovativeness, employees, environmental policy, contribution to society, and global corporate vision.

Logo CSR Online Award

CSR Online Award
Milan: The Lundquist communications agency announced the winners of its CSR Online Awards Germany 2010, the second edition of this annual assessment. As in the previous year, Henkel took first  place with its sustainability pages on the Internet. The criterion for the award was how well the German DAX 30 companies integrate the subject of sustainability into their online sites.

Certificate Move Europe-Partner Excellence 2009

Move Europe-Partner Excellence 2009
Henkel again received the “Move Europe-Partner Excellence 2009” certificate of the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion for its commitment to workplace health management, especially in the fields of healthy diet, smoking prevention, mental health, and health-promoting physical activity. Targeted programs promoting good health, including a wide range of preventive measures, are available to all Henkel employees. Move Europe is an initiative of the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP), and is a campaign for the improvement of lifestyle-related workplace health promotion in Europe.

Certificate Top 10 in Chinese “Green Company”

Top 10 in Chinese “Green Company”
In 2009, the business magazine “China Business Watch” ranked Henkel among the top 10 of China’s “Top 50 Green Companies.”

Logo „Organizational Human Development Index Award“

Brazil: Top Sustainability Company
Henkel Brazil was included in the index of the 100 best companies in human and organizational development, and was named the top sustainability company in 2009.

Photo VICTRESS Glass Breaker Award

VICTRESS Glass Breaker Award
In September 2009, Tina Müller, Corporate Senior Vice President at Henkel, received the VICTRESS Glass Breaker Award. The award recognized women from different business sectors who act as successful role models for the next generation of women in leadership. The award has been presented since 2005 to companies whose corporate policies demonstrate affirmative support for women and for balancing family and career.


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