Awards and Recognitions

"Awards and Recognitions" highlights some of the recognitions Henkel has received from customers, distributors, institutes, and other stakeholders. These examples showcase the ways in which Henkel operates with a commitment to innovation, employees, sustainability, and our other corporate values.



Excellent sustainability performance 

For the eighth consecutive year, Henkel has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe (DJSI Europe). The inclusion in both indices confirms Henkel’s excellent performance amongst the leading companies in the Household Products category.

Henkel Argentina Delivers “Best Quality Performance”
Outperform: Fiat Chrysler awards Quality Prize to Henkel  

Group Purchasing Argentina, which is responsible for Fiat Chrysler’s purchases in Argentina, awarded Henkel for the second time with the Qualitas Award for “Best Quality Performance” in the “Direct Material” category.

Henkel received the Randstad Award
Henkel Russia recognized as “Most Attractive Employer” 

Henkel received the Randstad Award as “Most Attractive Employer” in Russia. The award has been granted annually since 2000 and the survey is considered to be one of the most independent and large-scale studies worldwide. 

Website ranking by Investis
International recognition for the Henkel website 

The latest “IQ Digital Presence Ranking” prepared by the international communications agency Investis puts Henkel in the top 20. The Investis study, published twice a year, assesses the internet presence of companies in terms of user-friendliness and content. The Henkel website is currently ranked 13th among the 331 companies analyzed. 

Darko Lukić accepted the award
“Best of Serbia” Award  

At the tenth awards ceremony “Best of Serbia”, the annual ceremony organized by the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, one of the most prominent local Henkel brands, Merix, received the award for the best brand in the category Chemicals, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals and Related Products.

Henkel website took third place
Henkel website takes third  

For anyone wishing to find out something about a company, its website is usually the first port of call. Now the management consultancy NetFederation has performed a study to determine how well 100 of Germany’s biggest companies use their website as a communication tool. In the ensuing ranking, the Henkel website was awarded third place. The Harvard Business Manager gives an overview of the main results.

Henkel representatives received the PACE Award
Henkel wins 2014 “Automotive News” PACE Award 

In recognition of its innovative Bonderite Flex Process, Henkel won the 2014 “Automotive News” PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) Award in the Manufacturing Process and Capital Equipment category. Henkel received the honor April 7 at a black-tie ceremony at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

Top Performer in Innovation 

Henkel’s commitment to innovation has been recognized by the Spanish magazine “Actualidad Económica”. The award is called “The 100 Best Ideas” of the year 2013 and was given to Henkel’s product Loctite Super Glue-3 thanks to the new water resistant formula.

Awards for New Product Innovations
Henkel Wins Pair of Circuits Assembly NPI Awards 

During a special ceremony at last week’s APEX event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Henkel’s Electronics business won NPI Awards for both its high-reliability solder system – Loctite Multicore HF 212 flux medium and 90iSC alloy – and Loctite TAF-8800 thermal absorbent film. Hosted by Circuits Assembly magazine, the NPI Awards evaluate competitive products against one another using very stringent criteria that assess innovation, compatibility, cost-effectiveness, design, speed/throughput improvements, ease of use, and maintainability and reparability. The Henkel materials solutions emerged as clear winners in the respective categories of solder materials and adhesives.

Rexam has chosen Henkel for its “Quality Award”
“Quality Award” for Henkel 

The UK company Rexam PLC, the world’s biggest beverage can manufacturer, has chosen Henkel for its “Quality Award”, conferred as part of its annual “Supplier Excellence Awards” scheme. Rexam’s decision is in recognition of the extensive efforts made by the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings to consistently supply products and processes of the highest quality.

Henkel has received the “Lean and Green Award”
Advance accolade for sustainable logistics 

Henkel has received the “Lean and Green Award” in recognition of the sustainability credentials of its transport and logistics activities within the Laundry & Home Care business unit. This award, conferred for the first time, honors the efforts made by companies in implementing specific measures to improve sustainability with a verifiable reduction in the CO2 emissions arising from their logistics processes.

Henkel Logo
Henkel recognized again for leadership in sustainability 

For the seventh consecutive year, Henkel receives RobecoSAM’s Gold Class award and is named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. The accolades recognize and confirm Henkel’s continued leadership and consistent commitment to sustainability.

Five awards for Henkel in France
“Product of the Year 2014” awards 

The "Product of the Year” awards recognize the best retail products in different categories in France. Each year more than 10,000 consumers vote for the products they would like to see receive recognition, applying the three key criteria: Innovation, Attractiveness & Satisfaction.*

2014 Product Of The Year Award for Best Hair Care
Schwarzkopf awarded for Best Hair Care in Australia 

Consumers in Australia have again shown their support and confidence in Schwarzkopf by voting for Extra Care Ultimate Oil Elixir Serum as the best hair care product for 2014. This is the second year in a row that Schwarzkopf has won in the Hair Care category.

Henkel ranked among the “Best Brands 2014” 

For the first time, Henkel has been ranked among the top 10 in the “Best international corporate brand” category in Germany’s “Best Brands Awards”.

manager magazin released new reputation study „Imageprofile 2014“
Henkel climbs up in image ranking 

Henkel's reputation amongst German executives increases continuously. This is a result of the German research study "Imageprofile 2014" commissioned by manager magazin.

Henkel among the 1000 most important corporations in Mexico
Recognition for Henkel in ranking of Mundo Ejecutivo 

At the end of 2013, Mundo Ejecutivo magazine conducted several rankings, published in a special edition, in which Henkel was positioned as follows:


External Sustainability Assessments

Henkel’s leading role in sustainable development and corporate social responsibility is confirmed by many international rating organizations and sustainability analysts.