Annual Report 2013

Other disclosures

(42) Declaration of compliance with the Corporate Governance Code (DCGK)

In February 2013, the Management Board of Henkel Management AG and the Supervisory Board and Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel AG & Co. KGaAKGaA
Abbreviation for “Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien.” A KGaA is a company with a legal identity (legal entity) in which at least one partner has unlimited liability with respect to the company’s creditors (personally liable partner), while the liability for such debts of the other partners participating in the share-based capital stock is limited to their share capital (limited shareholders).
approved a joint declaration of compliancecompliance
Acting in conformity with applicable regulations; adherence to laws, rules, regulations and in-house or corporate codes of conduct.
with the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance CodeCorporate Governance Code
The German Corporate Governance Code (abbreviation: DCGK) is intended to render the rules governing corporate management and control for a stock corporation in Germany transparent for national and international investors, engendering trust and confidence in the corporate management of German companies.
(DCGK) in accordance with Section 161 AktG. The declaration has been made permanently available to shareholders on the company website:

www.henkel.com/ir