Why Henkel?

Henkel operates in a wide variety of countries and cultures. Our corporate culture and our Vision and Values unite our diverse workforce and provide standards for how we conduct business.

From our Vision and our five Corporate Values, we created globally acceptable behavioral standards which provide guidance for our employees in all business areas and cultures that we operate in.

"Excellence is our Passion" is a commitment that unites all of us who work at Henkel. Learn more about how Henkel employees around the globe live up to this commitment on henkel.com.

The Code of Conduct contains general corporate principles and behavioral rules to help employees cope with ethical and legal issues. The Code of Teamwork and Leadership provides guidance for the conduct of staff at all levels. And the Code of Corporate Sustainability explains our principles and expectations of sustainable business practices and corporate social responsibility.


Our commitment to leadership in sustainability is deeply embedded in our values. Maintaining a balance between economic success, protection of the environment, and social responsibility has been fundamental to our corporate culture for decades. more...

Focus Innovation

The concept of “open innovation” plays an important role in our research and development strategy. We increased funds allocated to collaborations with external partners, enabling us to harness expertise on a global scale to the best possible benefit of the Group as a whole. more...