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More Henkel Corporate Reporting 2014
Henkel makes great efforts to ensure the safety of its products for people and environment. Extensive testing and evaluation of all raw materials and finished products according to recognized scientific methods prior to market launch offers a high level of safety in production, application and disposal.
If we are to decouple increased quality of life from resource use, product innovations will play an essential role. “Our products” is therefore one of the strategic principles for implementing our sustainability strategy. They should offer customers and consumers more value and better performance while having a smaller environmental footprint.
For us, this is not a question of developing individual “green” products where only the environmental profile has been improved. Our aim is to continuously improve all products across our entire portfolio, taking every aspect into account. A high degree of innovativeness is very important in achieving this. In 2014, Henkel employed around 2,650 people in research and development and invested 413 million euros in these activities. In order to steer product development in line with our sustainability strategy from the outset, our focal areas have been anchored in the Henkel innovation process since 2008.