At Henkel, we see sustainability as a constant endeavor to make progress on present topics and keep learning about new issues, based on scientific knowledge. Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges humanity is facing today, requiring urgent and ambitious action. It is also critical to protect and regenerate to life-support systems like forests, water and biodiversity, for present and future generations. At the same time, we are seeing global poverty and social inequality increase. And in the process, we acknowledge that companies like Henkel play a role in meeting these challenges and bringing about transformational change.
Our corporate purpose defines the common ground that unites all of us at Henkel: Pioneers at heart for the good of generations. With our pioneering spirit, our knowledge, our products and technologies, we want to enrich and improve the lives of billions every day and shape a purposeful future for the next generations. Sustainable business practices have been an integral part of our company culture for decades, and are also a central element of our vision of the future. Our sustainability strategy is inspired by our purpose. We will actively drive the transformation to a sustainable economy and society, help to protect and regenerate the natural environment, contribute to strong communities and to strengthen trust with our stakeholders.
Building on our previous strategy, we developed our 2030+ Sustainability Ambition Framework in 2021 encompassing three dimensions: