Henkel, the global chemical and consumer goods giant joined Out Leadership in May of 2021. In 2022, manufacturer of household name brands including Loctite, Dial, Snuggle, and Purell, received a 95 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index and, for the second year in a row, was recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. Last year, Henkel participated in pride parades in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, and more!
The company is making great strides to be an inclusive employer for their 52,000 employees worldwide. Henkel has 55 ERGs globally, including Pride and a new trans ERG that was founded last year. In October, Todd Sears spoke to a global audience of Henkel employees about allyship and the inclusion of diversity in ESG discussions at a virtual event hosted by Henkel Diversity Equity & Inclusion.