For Henkel, sustainability means ensuring that the company meets the needs of society and the requirements of its stakeholders, both through its brands and technologies and in its role as an employer. And now the company is among the 22 finalists from throughout Europe in the first ever “European Corporate Responsibility Award.”

The company regards reaching the final as an important acknowledgment of its commitment in the sustainability field. ”We are delighted at this international affirmation of our strategy – particularly given that this is the first pan-European sustainability award of its kind,” said Christian-André Weinberger, corporate senior vice president and global chief marketing officer at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care business sector.

”We have no doubts that this issue is more important today than it has ever been. We see enormous potential here for driving innovation toward combining product performance and quality with responsibility for people and the environment,” he added.

The award recognizes innovative strategies that both promote business success and anchor sustainability and corporate social responsibility as factors for progress within the companies concerned. The competition was organized by the European Independent Consulting Group (E-I), a network of independent strategy and management consultants. The jury is comprised of representatives from the EU Commission and renowned national personalities from the fields of politics, business and society.

Congratulations to Henkel!  

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