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Rankings & Awards 

Proof points of our performance culture.

Every year, Henkel is featured in over 80 awards. Here is a selection of the recognitions Henkel has received from customers, distributors, institutes, and other stakeholders over the last years in North America.


 Employer Attractiveness

Henkel’s latest acquisition, The Sun Products Corporation, named top workplace 2016

The acquisition of The Sun Products Corporation this summer advanced Henkel to the number 2 position in the North America Laundry Care market, and this month the acquired company celebrated after being named a top workplace.

Outstanding "Top Employer 2017"

Henkel Germany is one of the world's best employers – and for the eighth time, has been awarded the title of "Top Employer". Henkel China was also certified by the international Top Employers Institute.

2015: For the 6th year in a row, Bergquist’s Cannon Falls, MN plant

was awarded as one of the Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota by the Work Force Development. The Workforce Development of South East Minnesota serves ten counties. Recipients of the award completed a survey that included metrics on growth rate, internal promotions, training, benefits, community involvement and more.

Brand Equity

Henkel is among the “World´s Most Admired Companies” in 2017

In Fortune´s “World´s Most Admired Companies” ranking, Henkel was confirmed as one of the most reputable companies in its industry category, “Soaps & Cosmetics”, finishing in sixth place.

Henkel Beauty Care sweeps “Product of the Year” award

For the third year in a row, the Beauty Care team has been awarded the “Product of the Year” award. This year’s winners are outstanding innovations under the brands Dial and Smooth ‘N Shine.

2015: Henkel’s West Hazleton, PA facility

was recognized by the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers & Employers Association with an Excellence Award for process improvement and product innovation.

2015: In this year’s Product of the Year Awards, Smooth ‘N Shine Argan Power 10 Styling Gel

took home the 2015 Product of the Year Award for the most innovative hair styling product. The powerful 10-in-1 styling gel is the first of its kind for African-American hair, delivering instant blow dry protection, added shine, conditioning, frizz control, nourishment, smoothing, UV protection, sealed split ends, taming and a fantastic scent.

Henkel recognized by Fiat Chrysler in 2015

Henkel won top honors for Product-Related Environmental Protection during Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Environment, Health & Safety Leadership Awards event on September 14, 2015.

"YouGov/Handelsblatt German brands of the year" 2016

In the category “Washing & Cleaning” (out of 31 categories and 900 brands in total) Persil was elected as brand of the year 2016.


Listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World 2016

Henkel has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) in 2016. Only 10 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest companies are selected for the DJSI World.

Henkel has been ranked one of the “World’s most Ethical Companies” for the eighth time in 2015

Henkel’s ethical approach to corporate governance and the commitment to further develop sustainability is recognized by this tribute.

Gold Recognition Level for corporate social responsibility in 2015

The international rating agency Ecovadis rewarded Henkel with the Gold Recognition Level for corporate social responsibility. With its excellent score, Henkel is among the top two percent – both in the household and personal care category and in comparison to all evaluated companies.