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Henkel Beauty Care: Plastic Bank collects one billion plastic bottles to protect the oceans
In pursuit of its goal of significantly reducing plastic waste, Henkel Beauty Care collaborates closely with the social enterprise Plastic Bank. The aim of this successful group-wide partnership is to stop plastic refuse getting into the world’s oceans and at the same time provide new opportunities for impoverished people. Now, thanks to a concept that is both highly sustainable and hugely innovative, Plastic Bank has reached an important milestone: 17,000 collectors worldwide have collected a total of one billion plastic bottles, which will be returned to the reusable material cycle in the form of Social Plastic®.
Dividend on prior-year level resolved
At the virtual Annual General Meeting of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA on April 16, 2021, the shareholders approved all agenda items. In total, about 84 percent of the voting capital stock was represented. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual General Meeting was conducted, as in the previous year, as an entirely virtual meeting. In the run-up to the Annual General Meeting, 51 questions had been submitted by shareholders, which were answered individually.