The following tables provide references to information on the core elements and indicators of the Global Reporting Initiative in the current Sustainability and Annual Report as well as on this website. They summarize the relevant indicators for Henkel extracted from the set of G3 guidelines, published in September 2006. With regard to coverage of the GRI-G3 guidelines, we rate our performance as "application level" B.

ReferenceCore IndicatorsSR 2010AR 2010
1. Strategy and Analysis
1.1 Statement from the most senior decision maker of the organization about relevance of sustainability to the organization and its strategy1 2-7
1.2 Description of key impacts and risks and opportunities 4-5 2-9
2. Organisational Profile
2.1 Name of organisationCoverCover
2.2 Primary brands, products and services18-29Cover (front)
2.3 Operational Structure including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures  40, 131
2.4 Location of Organization Headquarter41 Cover (back)
2.5 Number and name of countries where company operates 2-3 58
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form4126
2.7 Markets served (Including geographic breakdown, sectors served and types of customers)2-3 Cover (front), 66-77
2.8 Scale of the reporting organisationCover (front) Cover (front), 96-98
2.9 Significant changes during reporting period 1452, 69, 73, 77, 96-98
2.10 Awards received during reporting period Cover (front), 10, 17, 27, 32, 4062
3. Report Parameters
Report Profile
3.1 Reporting period Cover (front) 2
3.2 Date of most recent report Cover (front) Cover (back)
3.3  Reporting Cycle Cover (front) Cover(back)
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding reporting 41 Cover (back)
Report scope and boundary
3.5 – Process for defining report content
Prioritizing topics within the report
– Identifying stakeholders the organization expects to use the report content  
Cover (front), 4-5, 38 135
3.6 Boundary of the report Cover (front), 14, 37 96-98
3.7 Specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report Cover (front), 14, 37 135
3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations  Cover (front), 14, 37 131
3.9 Data measurements techniques and base of calculation Cover (front), 14, 37 96-98
3.10 Significant changes from previous reporting period1445, 96
3.11 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports  14 
GRI Content Index
3.12 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosure in the reportCover (front)  
Independent Assurance
3.13. Policy and current practice with regard to seeking independent assurance  135
4. Governance, Commitment and Engagement
Corporate Governance
4.1 Governance Structures (general) and Governance Structures (Sustainability) 6-726-39
4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer  29
4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members  29
4.4 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body   27-29
4.5 Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives, and the organization's performance  36-39
4.6 Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided.  26-39
4.8 Internally developed statements of mission and values, codes of conduct and principles and their status of implementation 6-929-30
4.9  Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization's identification and management of sustainability issues 6-762-65
4.10 Process for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental and social performance   
Commitments to external initiatives
4.11 Explanation of the precautionary approach 1, 16-1762-65
4.12 Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14,17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 28, 32, 33, 39  
4.13 Memberships in associations and/or national/ international advocacy organizations 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14,17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 28, 32, 33, 39 
Stakeholder Engagement
4.14 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization3865
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage38  
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group38-39  
4.17 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns38-39  
GRI Economic Performance Indicators
Economic Performance
EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, retained earnings, payments to capital providers and governments as well as donations and other community investments 2-3, 35, 37 Cover (front), 36-39, 122-125
EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change 4-5, 10-15 62-65
EC3  Coverage of the defined benefit obligation plans 126
Market presence
EC5Range of ratios of standard entry level wage compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation   
EC6 Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation 2-3, 8 57-58
EC7 Procedures for local hiring and proportion of senior management hired from the local community at locations of significant operation 32, 3755-58
Indirect economic impacts
EC8 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit 2-3, 34-35 64
EC9Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts 2-3, 21, 22, 25, 34-35 
GRI Enviromental Performance Indicators
EN1Materials used by weight or volume17 
EN2Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials 17 
EN3 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source14 
EN4  Indirect energy consumption by primary source14 
EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvementsCover (front), 11- 14, 2864
EN6 Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services, and reductions in energy requirements as a result of these initiatives4-5, 10-14, 16-17, 19-21, 23-24, 26-2964
EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved4-5, 10-14, 16-17, 19-21, 23-24, 26-29 
EN8 Total water withdrawal15 
EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused 15 
EN11Location and size of land owned, leased, managed  in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas.not relevant 
EN12 Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas 9, 16-17, 21, 24 
 EN14 Strategies, current actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity 9, 16-17, 21, 24 
Emissions, Effluents, and Waste
 EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight 15 
 EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight 15 
 EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved Cover (front), 4-5, 10-13,18-20, 23-24, 26-2964
 EN20 NO, SO, and other significant air emissions by type and weight 15 
 EN21 Total water discharge by quality and destination15 
 EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method15 
 EN23 Total number and volume of significant spills 12 
Products and Services
EN26 Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services, and extent of impact mitigation 4-5, 16-29 
EN28Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for noncompliance with environmental laws and regulationsnot relevant 
EN29 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce 13 
GRI Social Performance Indicators
1. Labor Practices and Decent Work
LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region 2-3 55
LA2 Total number and rate of employee turnover by age group, gender, and region 2-3, 37 55
Labour/ Management Relations
LA4 Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements 37  
LA5 Minimum notice period(s) regarding operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements 37  
Occupational Health and Safety
LA6 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs
33, 36 
LA7 Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of workrelated fatalities by region 3664
LA8 Education, training, counselling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases  36 
LA9 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with e.g. trade unions 36 
Training and education
LA10 Average hours of training per year per employee by  employee category37 
LA11 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings 31, 32 
LA12 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews 31, 32 
Diversity and equal opportunity 
LA13Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity 31, 37 56
LA14Ratio of basic salary of men to women by employee category32 
2.  Human rights
Investment and Procurement Practices
HR1Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements that include human rights clauses or that have undergone human rights screening10-11 
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers and contractors that have undergone screening on human rights and actions taken 8-9 
HR3 Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained8,11, 33 
HR4Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken 7 
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
HR5 Operations identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights33 
Child labor
HR6 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor  
Forced and Compulsory Labor
HR7 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor   
3.  Society
SO1 Nature, scope, and effectiveness of any programs and practices that assess and manage the impacts of operations on communities, including entering, operating, and exiting 2-3, 16-17  
SO2 Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption 6-7 
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization's anti-corruption policies and procedures6-730
SO4 Actions taken in response to violations of code of conducts, e.g. corruption 6-7 
Public policy
SO5 Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying 6, 39 
SO6 Value of financial and in-kind donations to political parties, politicians and related institutions not relevant 
SO7 Number and outcomes of legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour or anti-trust practices  
SO8Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulationsnot relevant 
4.  Product responsibility
Customer Health and Safety
PR1 Life cycle stages in which health and safety impacts of products and services are assessed for improvement, and percentage of significant products and services categories subject to such procedures 16-17 
Products and Service Labelling
PR3 Type of product and service information required by procedures, and percentage of significant products and services subject to such information requirementst 16 
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction. 25  
Marketing Communications
PR6Programs for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship 25 
PR9Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship by type of outcomesnot relevant 

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