Headquartered at Slough, England, Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, which is now branded as Reckitt, is a UK-based global consumer goods company. The company deals with production and distribution of products in the household, food, pharma, hygiene, and nutrition bracket. The company has operations in more than 60 countries and has a strong market presence in about 200 countries. The company was formed in 1999 after two companies --Reckitt & Colman plc and Benckiser N.V. merged. In March 2021, the company got rebranded from RB to Reckitt. After rebranding, the company has got a new logo and visual identity. The new identity shows its strong 200-year heritage.
Reckitt's strong portfolio of brands including the famous antiseptic Dettol, the analgesic Disprin, sore throat tablets Strepsils, toilet cleaning solution Harpic, hair removal solution Veet, immune support supplement Airborne, indigestion remedy Gaviscon, air freshener Air Wick. Other famous brands and products under its umbrella are Calgon, Clearasil, Cillit Bang, Durex, Lysol, Mycil, Enfamil, Nutramigen, and Vanish.
Besides offering such iconic brands, the company is also famous for its social initiatives. In the past, the company supported Save the Children campaign. The company took up the initiative Carbon 20 in November 2007, which was aimed to reduce the total carbon footprint of its products, right from the design to disposal by 20% by 2020. Due to this initiative, the company was able to reduce its carbon footprint by 70% in the packaging of its cleaner Vanish.
In June 2006, the company launched the programme RB Trees, which was called Trees for Change then, to reduce the greenhouse gas effects by creating a by-product of its manufacturing process. The target of the project was to plant 10,000,000 trees on land used or previously cleared for cultivation to turn it back into a forest.
The company’s strong portfolio of antiseptics and medicines are in huge demand during this time of pandemic. Besides, the company expects to profit post pandemic, where it intends to deliver sustainable single digit growth in the near future.
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