In its company history, Henkel emphasizes the importance of sustainable development. In 1958, for instance, Henkel’s research systematically studied washing active substances in surface waters, which led to the development of low-foam surfactants. Henkel was thus prepared for the German Detergents Act of 1961 passed in response to the mountains of foam on rivers and lakes. It permitted only readily biodegradable detergents to be used from 1964 onward. As early as 1992, Henkel published its first Environment Report. Henkel is also a founding member of the . In 2003, Henkel declared its participation in the and has committed itself to the Compact’s ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Since 2008, Henkel is an official member of the .
German Laundry Detergent: Persil // is one of the best selling detergent in Germany since 1907. Funny thing, Persil actually means parsley in French.
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"The One With George Stephanopoulos"
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"The One With The Butt"