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Mar 24, 2020 Düsseldorf / Germany
Henkel has announced a comprehensive global solidarity program to support employees, customers and communities facing the global COVID-19 pandemic. The program consists of:
“At Henkel, we are committed to help addressing this unprecedented challenge. In line with our values, we want to make a contribution through a comprehensive global solidarity program,” said Carsten Knobel, Chief Executive Officer of Henkel. “We stand united in our fight against the pandemic, striving to protect our employees and their jobs, serving our customers and supporting the communities in which we operate.”
“I would also like to thank our global and local crisis teams which have been active since the coronavirus began to spread. For our employees who continue to work on site to maintain our operations we have taken extra measures to reduce infection risks. For example, strict protocols in case of suspected infections, increased hygiene, separating shifts and reducing the number of employees working on site by requesting home office work wherever possible.”
Henkel launched a comprehensive global solidarity program addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Henkel CEO Carsten Knobel explains the measures of the company’s global solidarity program in a video statement.
As part of Henkel’s global solidarity program, the Fritz Henkel foundation will donate 2 million euros to aid funds and organizations.
Henkel has established extra safety measures for employees working on-site to reduce infection risks, e.g. increased hygiene.