15-Jul-2019  Mumbai

Awarded the‘Leaders Award’ under Large Business Process Sector – Corporate Category

Henkel India receives Frost & Sullivan Sustainability Award

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Private Limited (Henkel India) was recognized as the winner of "Leaders Award" at the 2019 Sustainability 4.0 Awards under the Large Business Process Sector – Corporate category. The award was presented to Shilip Kumar, President – Henkel India and other team members from the Company during the annual India Sustainability Leadership Summit 2019 and Sustainability 4.0 Awards organized by Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) at Mumbai.

On receiving the award, Shilip Kumar, President – Henkel India said, “Henkel’s commitment to leadership in sustainability is firmly entrenched in its corporate values. The balance between economic success, environmental protection and social responsibility has been an integral part of Henkel’s corporate culture for decades. This win can be attributed to the fact that Henkel India is focused on creating sustainable value for its customers, employees and society. It is an acknowledgement of our steadfast resolve to improve our sustainability performance year on year through continual focus on our business practices.”

Speaking on the occasion, Bappa Bandyopadhyay, Director – Operations & Projects, Henkel Adhesives, India said, “We, at Henkel, believe that sustainability supports our growth, contributes to cost efficiency and helps reduce risks. We have consistently improved the efficiency of our production processes in addition to reducing resource consumption. The assessment process of Frost & Sullivan Sustainability Awards has helped us benchmark our performance against the industry.”

Henkel’s ambition is to achieve more with less. At Henkel, we want to significantly contribute towards sustainable development, so that in 2050, nine billion people will be able to live well within the resource limits of the planet. Our process improvements are focused on creating more with less. This means we will create more value for our customers at a reduced environmental footprint. Yearly targets are set and, more importantly, there is a year-on-year reduction target for our footprint. Separate capital investments are earmarked for projects, in order to achieve the targets.