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Corporate Reporting 2014

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Environmental indicators

Index
The index in the tables shows the progress of the specific indicators relative to the volume of production (per metric ton of output).

The base for the index is the year 2010 (= 100 percent).

Environmental indicators
2013 2014
Production sites 164 169
Production output in thousand metric tons 7,690 7,867
Energy consumption in thousand megawatt hours 2,165 2,094
Carbon dioxide emissions in thousand metric tons 655 641
Water consumption in thousand cubic meters 7,881 7,615
Waste for recycling and disposal in thousand metric tons 155 137
 
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Production volumes
In thousand metric tons 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Production volumes 7,432 7,498 7,574 7,690 7,867
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 +6 %
Due to the improved economic situation and increasing global demand, our production volumes have been rising again since 2010.
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Energy consumption
In thousand megawatt hours 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Bought-in energy 802 670 664 648 650
Coal 119 119 112 114 96
Fuel oil 178 167 141 123 113
Gas 1,378 1,295 1,291 1,280 1,236
Total 2,477 2,250 2,208 2,165 2,094
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 –20 %
Bought-in energy is electricity, steam, and district heating that is generated outside our sites.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
In thousand metric tons 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Henkel’s own carbon dioxide emissions 365 345 335 329 311
Carbon dioxide emissions from bought-in energy 382 333 339 326 330
Total 746 678 674 655 641
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 –19 %
Energy generation accounts for almost all of the carbon dioxide released as a result of Henkel activities. The given values include carbon dioxide formed during the generation of bought-in energy at non-Henkel sites. During our internal data verification, we identified emissions sources that had not been previously recorded. The data for 2010 through 2013 have been adjusted accordingly.
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Emissions of volatile organic compounds
In metric tons 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Emissions of volatile organic compounds 374 336 336 312 310
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 –22 %

Since 2008, additional measures have been implemented to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds. The rise in 2010 is due to the increase in production volume and shifts in the production portfolio.

During our internal data verification, we identified emissions sources that had not been previously recorded. The data for 2010 through 2013 have been adjusted accordingly.

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Water consumption and volume of wastewater
In thousand cubic meters 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Water consumption 8,880 8,190 7,792 7,881 7,615
Volume of wastewater 4,162 3,792 3,465 3,282 3,093
Index: Change
from 2010 to 2014
Water consumption –19 %
Volume of wastewater –30 %
Because water is lost by evaporation and water is contained in many of our products, the volume of wastewater is smaller than the volume of water consumed.
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COD emissions to wastewater
In metric tons 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
COD emissions to wastewater 8,358 7,148 6,031 5,746 6,339
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 –36 %
Chemical oxygen demand (COD): Measure of the pollution of wastewater with organic substances.
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Emissions of heavy metals to wastewater
In kilograms 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Zinc1 489 520 375 359 393
Lead, chromium, copper, nickel2 383 356 287 260 189
Total 872 876 662 619 582
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 –37 %
During our internal data verification, we identified emissions sources that had not been previously recorded. The data for 2010 through 2013 have been adjusted accordingly.
Particularly hazardous heavy metals, such as mercury and cadmium, are not relevant in our production.
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Waste for recycling and disposal 
In thousand metric tons 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Waste for recycling 94 93 82 88 69
Hazardous waste for disposal 15 15 15 18 18
Waste for disposal 49 45 41 50 50
Total 158 152 138 155 137
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 –18 %
Construction and demolition waste
16
13
13
28
20
 
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Dust emissions
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
In metric tons 317 300 298 350 356
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 +6 %
The values include aerosols, as they are difficult to distinguish from dust with the available measuring technology.
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Sulfur dioxide emissions
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
In metric tons 179 170 171 190 147
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 -22 %
 
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Nitrogen oxide emissions
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
In metric tons 409 400 393 395 356
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 -18 %
 
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Consumption of chlorinated hydrocarbons
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
In metric tons 3.134 1.600 1.559 1.354 1.319
Index: Change from 2010 to 2014 -60 %
Methylene chloride, which is used in paint strippers in Great Britain and in the USA, accounts for most of Henkel’s consumption of chlorinated hydrocarbons.
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