11-Jun-2018  Mumbai

Henkel India receives Sustainability 4.0 - 2018 Award

  • Award instituted by Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Awarded under ‘Leaders  - Large Business, Process Sector‘ category

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Private Limited (Henkel India), the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and surface treatment products, was honored at Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2018 with the ‘Leaders Award’ under Large Business – Process Sector Category. This award was presented to Shilip Kumar, President – Henkel India and his team members during the 9th edition of Sustainability 4.0 2018 Awards co-hosted recently by Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) at Mumbai.

The Sustainability 4.0 Awards assessment model comprises four major parameters (4P Model) and 13 sub-parameters, recognizing the efforts of front runners via a thorough benchmarking process. The model also takes into consideration global sustainability frameworks and future requirements of reporting. This year’s Sustainability 4.0 Awards were presented to companies in three major categories: Leaders, Challengers and Believers.

Henkel India has been participating in these awards since the last three years and has bettered its score every year. Speaking about the award, Shilip Kumar, President – Henkel India said, “Sustainability is a core value of Henkel, which motivates and inspires each of our employees. Henkel India is focused on creating sustainable value for its customers, employees, shareholders and society. This award is an acknowledgement of our steadfast resolve to improve our sustainability performance year on year through continual focus on our business practices. We are pleased to note that our performance on all 13 parameters was above the industry average.”

Henkel is focused on delivering more value at a reduced footprint. Our ambition is to achieve more with less. Our 20-year goal for 2030 (base year: 2010) is to triple the value we create for the footprint made by our operations, products and services. We call this ambition to become three times more efficient Factor 3. Yearly targets are set and, more importantly, there is a year-on-year reduction target for water, waste and energy. Separate capital investments are earmarked for projects, in order to achieve the targets. During 2017, the average reduction for water, waste and energy at Henkel India was 8.21%.