Chennai, India, June 10, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The company came out with a ‘responsibility’ offer for every buyer of the new Henko Stain Champion with anti-bacterial neem. Across select stores, every purchaser today was given a neem sapling with the advice to plant it appropriately at home or in the surroundings. This initiative was kick started internally with employees being gifted a ‘responsibility – neem tree sapling’.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jayant Singh, Managing Director, Henkel India Limited said, “World Environment Day is the best time to give back to nature. Through this offer on Brand Henko, we wish to encourage people to plant and nurture trees for long-term well being.”
With this initiative, Brand Henko reached out to Henkel employees, customers and consumers to plant a tree and the need to act responsibly towards the environment.
Henko is the first environment friendly detergent to be launched in the Indian market. Henkel India Limited recently introduced the new Henko Stain Champion with anti-bacterial neem in the Indian market.
Through an extensive research conducted in India and consumer feedback, Henkel India found that bacteria and germ protection for all clothes is a high priority for consumers. This led to the innovation of Henko’s anti-bacterial qualities which not only cleans laundry perfectly but also kills 99.9% germs and bacteria. The new Henko Stain Champion with anti-bacterial neem comes with the promise of delivering stain free and germ free laundry.
Henkel has been winning many awards internationally for its environment and sustainability practices.
About Henkel India
Founded in 1987, Henkel India Limited (HIL) is a subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA. Henkel AG & Co.KGaA, a Fortune Global 500 company, operates in three strategic business areas - Home Care, Personal Care and Adhesives, Sealants & Surface Treatment.
HIL along with its subsidiaries manufactures and markets a range of world class Detergents, Cosmetics, Household Cleansers and Hair care products. HIL has manufacturing plants located at Karaikal and Tiljala. The Karaikal plant is the first detergent plant in India to receive the ISO 14001 certification and recently it was granted OHSAS 18001 certification signifying compliance of Occupational Health and Safety. Henkel India is also the winner of Greentech Award for Environmental Excellence in 2003 and FICCI National Award for Environment Protection for the year 2003 from the President of India.
Henkel India’s product portfolio includes brands like Henko range of Detergents, Pril Utensil Cleansers, Margo Toilet Soap, Fa range of Toilet Soap, Deodorants, Talc, Shaving Cream, and after-shave lotion, Mr. White range of detergents, Bref range of cleaners, Neem Tooth Paste, and Chek Detergents. Hair care brands include Igora, Bonacure, Glatt and OSiS from its Schwarzkopf Professional division.