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May 19, 2014  Buenos Aires / Argentina

Henkel Argentina included in the “Register of Social Responsibility Organizations”

Recognition for sustainability engagement

The Office of the Ministry of Social Development´s in Argentina has notified the authorities of Henkel Argentina that the company has been included in the “Register of Social Responsibility Organizations”, a regularly updated list of companies that carry out sustainable projects related to social responsibility.

 Bio-solid waste treatment involving worms.

Among the highlights that contributed to this recognition are local contributions to the Henkel Global Sustainability Strategy for 2030 such as the development of a bio-solid waste treatment involving worms.

The list serves to register and recognize public and private organizations that implement activities in four areas: human rights, environment, labor standards and anti-corruption. Before a company is added to the list, the Office of the Ministry of Social Development assesses whether its actions are compatible with the sustainable development of society, serve to preserve environmental and cultural resources for future generations, demonstrate respect for diversity, and promote social inclusion.

Among the highlights that contributed to this recognition are local contributions to Henkel’s global Sustainability Strategy for 2030, including development of a bio-solid waste treatment involving worms, growing participation of employees in the MIT Initiative, progress in the forging of strategic corporate alliances to enhance sustainability, and the Community Relationship Program, likewise instituted to promote the importance of sustainable development.

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