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Corporate Citizenship

Social engagement is part of our sense of responsibility and firmly embedded in our corporate values.

Social engagement – or corporate citizenship – has always been an integral part of our sense of responsibility as a company. This is a tradition that dates back to our founder, Fritz Henkel, and is firmly embedded in our corporate values. Together with our employees, retirees, customers and consumers, Henkel and the Fritz Henkel Stiftung are able to support sustainable social projects around the world. They both support activities in the areas of social needs, education and science, fitness and health, arts and culture, and the environment. They both support activities in the areas of social needs, education and science, fitness and health, arts and culture, and the environment.

We have structured our activities around four core elements:

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Fritz Henkel Stiftung

In January 2011, Henkel established the Fritz Henkel Stiftung. This foundation serves as the umbrella for our social engagement. It has close ties to the company and underscores Henkel’s long term commitment to social involvement that goes beyond its direct business interests.

Dr. Jost Henkel Stiftung

With the goal to give young people with less means the opportunity to get the best possible education the Dr. Jost Henkel Stiftung continues to support gifted and motivated young talent since 1958.

Winner images of our photo competition  2014

Nepal: Spending time with children and supporting them.

India: Providing pupils with bikes for their way to school

USA: Every day volunteers serve lunch in St. Leo Soup Kitchen

India: Giving children with physical disabilities a fulfilled life

Guatemala: A water filtration system and new ovens to increase security and sustainability

Tibet: Volunteering as a teacher for a week.

USA: Integrating socially-deprived families into society

Germany: Improving the life situation of adults with early childhood autism

Germany: Being actively involved in a preschool parent's council

Germany: Jenny and her little brother Lennart at the children's hospice Regenbogenland

USA: Giving homeless shelter

Germany: Letting dreams come true

India: These bikes enable girls living far away to attend their lessons at school

Laos: The project enables children to go to preschool

Kenya: Building and maintaining schools for children to graduate

Namibia: Supporting schools and children's happiness

Tanzania: Giving children the opportunity of going to school

Germany: Feeding up orphaned ducklings

Video impressions

6/19/13

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Shaping Futures Success Story

Manashi Bharati took part in the Shaping Futures initiative. Nowadays, she has a full-time position at Naturals in India, and participated in the Schwarzkopf Professional ESSENTIAL LOOKS World Tour.

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6/18/14

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Special Olympics Germany

 

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7,937,000

7,937 thousand euros for donations worldwide.

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We support 51 days time off from work for employee-initiated projects.

1,147,483

More than 1,147,483 people supported.

2,422

In total, we have supported more than 2,422 projects.

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