Awards and Rankings 2001–2009

2009

Country Company Awards & Rankings
Germany HenkelFor more than 133 years, Henkel has been combining leading brand performance with responsibility toward people and the environment. In May 2009, Henkel received the 2009 Plus X Award – conferred as part of a major European technology competition – for its standing as an “Ecologically Committed Company”. Also recognized were the company’s new liquid laundry detergents marketed under the Terra Activ brand.
International Henkel Also in international terms Henkel ranks among the leading companies in sustainability management. For example, in the context of conferral of the first ever “European Corporate Responsibility Award” in Prague in February 2008, Henkel was chosen among the 22 finalists.
Germany Henkel The German business magazine “Handelsblatt” together with the publishing house “Econ Verlag” presented their annual communication awards on Feb. 19th in Berlin. The Silver Award recognized Henkel’s online CSR reporting and communication strategy.

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2008

Country Company Awards & Rankings
Germany Henkel Henkel has received the “Move Europe-Partner Excellence 2008” 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.
Germany Henkel In December 2008, Henkel received the German Sustainability Award in the category “Most Sustainable Brand”. The award is in recognition of exemplary performance in sustainability management and the associated communication work.
Germany Henkel In September 2008, Henkel received the Corporate VICTRESS Award. This award has been presented by the Initiative since 2005 to companies whose corporate policy demonstrates affirmative support for women and the family. The jury, made up of representatives from business, politics and the public, was impressed above all by Henkel’s consistent support for family-friendly measures.
China Henkel China
Loctite
In July 2008, the Henkel Loctite manufacturing plant Yantai in China was honored as “Advanced enterprise in production safety”. The award conferred by the local government acknowledges outstanding performance in the field of safety, health and environment.
Korea Henkel Korea In July 2008, the Henkel Home Care production site in Korea was recognized and honored as "Best Company in Ansan City for Environmental Management". The Ansan city government audited 3,200 plants in Ansan Industrial Complex out of which the Henkel plant was selected as the best company and won the City Mayor Award.
Austria Henkel CEE For the third time, the Center for Corporate Citizenship Austria (CCC-A) assessed the commitment of the 100 largest companies in Austria to corporate social responsibility. In April 2008, Henkel Central Eastern Europe not only became the sector winner but also occupied first place in the overall rankings, with 82 out of 100 possible points.
Germany Henkel Frankfurt/Germany: DVFA, the German association of investment professionals, and the Wirtschaftswoche business magazine award a prize annually to German companies for the best environment, social and governance (ESG) performance. The ESG Award recognizes companies that proactively combine optimization of return on sales, environmental policy and social approaches with investor-oriented corporate governance. The 1st prize in the category for DAX-listed companies went to Henkel AG & Co. KGaA in March 2008.

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2007

Country Company Prizes and awards
Austria Henkel CEE Innovation plus energy saving – these are performance criteria that sealant specialist Henkel fulfills with its Teroson brand. For its WINTeQ systems, Henkel was chosen as the “Energie Genie 2007” (Energy Genius 2007) at the energy saving show in Wels, Austria. WINTeQ stands for “Windows Technology Quality” and is a system for sealing joints on doors and windows, helping to achieve dramatic reductions in energy losses from buildings.
Germany Henkel Germany Further recognition of Henkel’s family-conscious human resources policy. In Germany, we were presented with the “audit beruf und familie” (family and career audit) certificate of the non-profit Hertie Foundation. The audit – under the patronage of Federal Family Minister Dr. Ursula von der Leyen – is a management tool designed to promote and continuously improve a family-conscious corporate culture. It has come to be regarded as the seal of quality for family-friendly human resources policies.
Austria Henkel CEE In Austria, the new Henkel portal – i@pply – was rated the best electronic recruiting program of the 150 largest companies. All potential applicants – for positions as fulltime employees, part-time employees, interns or trainees – can contact Henkel directly in their own language in more than 50 countries through this new Internet portal.

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2006

Country
Company Prizes and awards
Italy Henkel Italy In December 2006, Henkel Italy was awarded the  Federchimica Product Stewardship Award in the category “large enterprises” for its Cleanox LF Technology. The new technology significantly reduces the quantity of hazardous substances utilized in industrial pickling processes for stainless steel. This greatly enhances occupational safety and sets new health, safety and environmental standards in the steel industry.
France Henkel France With tailor-made high-tech adhesives and sealants, Henkel made it possible for its partner company Solar Integrated to manufacture flexible and extremely lightweight solar roofs. In November 2006, the successful collaboration was honored with the European Environmental Press Award at the Pollutec environment exhibition in Lyon, France.
Eastern Europe Henkel CEE In November 2006, in Vienna, Austria, Henkel Central Eastern Europe (CEE) was presented with the “Urban Award” in the “large-scale businesses” category. This award recognizes companies that have demonstrated intercultural competence by successfully implementing gender mainstreaming policies and diversity management.
Brazil Henkel Brazil In 2006, Henkel Brazil was included for the first time in the nationwide ranking of the 150 best companies to work for. The ranking is based on an employee survey and its evaluation by an independent jury, which is formed by journalists of the respected Brazilian business magazines Exame and Você S/A. This ranking helps Henkel Brazil to further position itself as employer of choice in the region.
Germany Henkel Germany In November 2006, Henkel was presented with the Initiative Award for Occupational Training and Continuing Education for its PHAROS | evaluation system. The Otto Wolff Foundation, the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) and the Wirtschaftswoche business newspaper, jointly bestow the award each year to recognize exemplary initiatives to enhance the quality and attractiveness of in-company training.

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2005

Country Company Prizes and awards
Romania Henkel Romania Golden PR Award for Excellence 2005 in the category “Non-commercial campaigns”
Germany Henkel Recognition for the best German sustainability report by future e.V., the IÖW Institute for Ecological Economy Research, and the business magazine Capital
India Henkel India Henkel was recognized in India with the Government of Pondicherry’s Environmental Protection and Conservation Award for 1999-2003 for its successful initiatives for sustainability and social responsibility
Italy Henkel Henkel received the Sodalitas Social Award for its social commitment in Italy
Germany Henkel Henkel Smile was awarded the “ENTERPreis 2005” in the social commitment category
Germany Henkel Henkel offers the Hugo- Henkel-Prize, worth 22,500 euros, to schools in the administrative district of Düsseldorf
Germany Henkel Family-friendly company: Henkel is recognised for its exemplary corporate commitment to reconciling the demands of career and family

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2004

Country Company Prizes and awards
USA Henkel Avon, Ohio North Coast 99 Award
India Henkel SPIC India Environmental Prize of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Germany Henkel KGaA Düsseldorf-Holthausen INTEGRATIO prize by the Kaiserswerth Diakonie
International Henkel 'Trusted Brand' award for Henkel brands

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2003

Country Company Prizes and awards
International Henkel Environment award for Henkel managers
International Henkel Media award for sustainability
International Henkel Good marks for sustainability report
Malaysia Henkel (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. Recognition from the Prime Minister for Henkel in Malaysia
Hungaria  Henkel Magyarország Kft. Gold medal for Henkel in Hungary

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2002

Country Company Prizes and awards
Austria Henkel Austria,
Vienna
Award of the city of Vienna for waste management
Belgium Henkel Belgium,
Brussels
Best Service Award of the Belgian DIY association
Great Britain Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Winsford Investor in People award for attractive employers
India Henkel SPIC India,
Karaikal
First place in Business and the Environment competition
Italy Henkel Loctite, Cerano Regional ethical prize for companies
Puerto Rico Henkel Puerto Rico, Sabana Grande Governor's recognition of successful integration of disabled persons
Slovenia Henkel Slovenija, Maribor Winner of national Learning Company competition
Spain Henkel Ibérica,
Barcelona
Sector winner in Best Employer competition (consumer goods)
USA Henkel Loctite, Warrensville Heights,
Henkel Consumer Adhesives,
Avon, Ohio
Recognized once more as attractive employer in the region
USA Henkel Loctite, Olean, New York Recognition by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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2001

Country Company Prizes and awards
Brazil Henkel do Brazil,
São Paulo
Corporate Citizenship Award of the business magazine Exame
China Henkel Detergents & Cleaning Products,
Xuzhou
Award by local government for outstanding environmental activities
Hungary Henkel Magyarország,
Budapest
Second place in the Hungarian Business Leaders Forum's "Business Life for the Protection of the Environment" awards
India Henkel SPIC India, Karaikal Environmental Excellence Award of the Greentech Foundation
Slovenia Henkel Slovenija, Maribor Award from the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce for factory and workplace excellence
USA Loctite Corporation, Seabrook New Hampshire Governor's Award for Pollution Prevention
International Henkel Environment Online Award in gold from the B.A.U.M. environmental initiative

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