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Proof points of our performance culture
Every year, Henkel is featured in over 80 awards. Here is a selection of the recognitions Henkel has received from customers, distributors, institutes, and other stakeholders.
In Fortune´s “World´s Most Admired Companies” ranking, Henkel was confirmed as one of the most reputable companies in its industry category, “Soaps & Cosmetics”, finishing in fourth place.
In 2016, Henkel is again the only German company in the Top 50 of the world’s biggest consumer-goods manufacturers worldwide found the “Trends and strategies on the consumer-goods market” study by OC&C consulting firm.
Henkel has been ranked among the top 10 companies in the three categories “Best corporate brand”, “Best product brand” and “Best growth brand” in Germany’s “Best Brands Awards”.
Henkel’s Annual Report 2015 received a platinum award in the category Consumer Consumables – Household/Personal and a silver award in the special category “Best Report Cover.” The “Vision Awards” are presented by the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP).
Henkel Germany is one of the world's best employers – and for the sixth time, has been awarded the title of "Top Employer". In 2016, Henkel China was also certified by the international Top Employers Institute for the first time.
In the annual online survey “Graduate Barometer,” European students of economics have revealed their 500 favorite employers, with Henkel making it into the top 100 in Europe.
In the CLEVIS Intern Satisfaction Report – Germany’s most extensive survey of employer quality and brand reputation for interns – Henkel received a “Star” designation, placing it solidly among the top 30 companies.
Henkel has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) in 2016. Only 10 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest companies are selected for the DJSI World.
Henkel received the Silver Class award for its sustainability achievements in the “Sustainability Yearbook 2016”. The list includes the world’s most sustainable companies in each industry as determined by RobecoSAM’s annual corporate sustainability assessment.
For the ninth consecutive year, Henkel was named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent organization based in the U.S. that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and governance.
Henkel’s three business units all won “Product of the Year” honors, recognizing the best retail products in different categories. Each year more than 10,000 consumers vote for the products they prefer based on three criteria: innovation, attractiveness and satisfaction.
The “Trusted brands” study conducted by MDR-Werbung (Advertising) and the German Institute for Applied Marketing and Communications Research (IMK) found Persil Germany’s most trusted laundry detergent.
Schwarzkopf was named Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in hair care for 2015, taking the top spot in the highly competitive category, in the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Survey.
The Electronics Group of Henkel has received two 2014 Pinnacle Awards and one Above and Beyond Award from Delphi Automotive PLC – its prestigious supplier honors - during Delphi’s Global Supplier Conference & Pinnacle Awards event in Shanghai, China.