Rankings & Awards

Proof points of our performance culture

Every year, Henkel is recognized for over 80 awards. Here you will find the recognitions Henkel has received from various customers, distributors, institutes and other stakeholders.

Brand Equity

Henkel is recognized with the “Höchste Reputation” distinction.

In a study conducted by German magazine Focus, Henkel received honors in the FMCG category.

Horizont ranking about the best career chances.

Henkel is among the top 10 of German companies offering the best career chances.

Bilanz – Germany’s Most Admired Companies

Henkel is among the most admired companies in Germany.

Top Gewinn – Image Ranking Austria

Defined in eight special ranking categories Henkel is among the Top 5 companies with the best image in Austria.

Employer Attractiveness

Outstanding "Top Employer 2019"

Henkel Germany is one of the world's best employers – and for the tenth time, has been awarded the title of "Top Employer" by The Top Employers Institute.

Lebensmittelzeitung – students of economics name their employer of choice

In the category “Brands with brilliance” Henkel is ranked in the Top 10 of employers of choice by students of economics.

Diversity Leader 2021

Financial Times and Statista awarded Henkel as a Diversity Leader 2021. They compared companies from 16 European countries in regard to their diversity.


Henkel Awarded Gold Assessment Category

As a member of the “Together for Sustainability” initiative, Henkel’s sustainability management was assessed by the international rating agency, EcoVadis. Based on its corporate social responsibility rating, Henkel was placed in the highest assessment category. 

Industry Leader at Oekom

Henkel retained its Prime Status from ISS-oekom. With the rating B, Henkel was the best performer in the consumer goods sector. Since 1993, the rating agency has actively helped to shape the sustainable investment market.

Top Position at Sustainalytics

The sustainability rating published by Sustainalytics recognizes Henkel as a global leader in its “Household & Personal Products” sector comparison. The comparative analysis is based on the ESG approach, assessing environmental, social and governance performance.

Included in FTSE4Good since 2001

For the 19th consecutive year, Henkel is included in the FTSE4Good ethical index, which was first introduced by the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange in 2001.

Included in the Euronext Vigeo Eiris sustainability indices

Henkel was again listed in the Euronext Vigeo Eiris sustainability indices Europe 120 and Eurozone 120. They are issued by the transatlantic stock exchange NYSE Euronext and the rating agency Vigeo Eiris, and include the 120 highest ranking companies in the respective index.

Products & Innovation

HORIZONT publishes the 19th Reader`s Digest study about the most trustable brands in Germany.

Henkel wins in the category “Detergents” with Persil and thus maintains the trust of its customers for many years.

“YouGov” brands ranking

Henkel’s brand “Biff” is one of the rising brands in the “Laundry and Home Care” category.