Commitment to leadership in sustainability is one of Henkel’s core corporate values. Maintaining a balance between economic success, protection of the environment, and social responsibility has been fundamental to its corporate culture for decades.As sustainability leaders, Henkel aims to pioneer new solutions for sustainable development while continuing to shape its business responsibly and increase its economic success. This ambition encompasses all of the company’s activities and is underpinned by the around 47,000 employees around the world, who have firmly embraced the principles of sustainable development in their daily work and think and act accordingly.
Henkel is concentrating its sustainability activities on six focal areas that reflect the challenges of sustainable development as they relate to its operations. In each of these focal areas, Henkel drives progress along the entire value chain through its products and technologies with the aim of delivering more value, or reducing ecological footprint.