People with purpose
Our world is constantly changing. So it's reassuring to know that there are some things we can always trust to help us take the best possible care of ourselves and the ones we love.
This trust inspires us. We’re a diverse, global family of over 43,000 people united by one passionate purpose: a cleaner, healthier world for all.
We are Reckitt. Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health and nutrition brands.
Taking care of our world
Now more than ever, we all understand the importance of hygiene. Cleanliness is at the heart of our own good health – for us, our families, friends and communities. Here at Reckitt we understand the huge role we play in this. We are committed to helping everyone take the best possible care of the world we all share. Every day, millions of people put their trust in our products. We work with relentless energy and innovation to make the best possible products we can. And then we make them even better. We protect, heal and nurture. It’s how we make a difference.
People all over the world are faced with tremendous challenges ... helping communities to find sustainable solutions is what drives our portfolio not just to do well, but to do goodLaxman Narasimhan CEO
We never stop innovating
For us, the true value of innovation is in its power to help people and the world. That’s what has inspired our research, development and partnerships for over 200 years.
We’re proud of our history and the sustainable way our business has grown and flourished, to become the leading global consumer hygiene, health and nutrition company it is today.
Together, our future starts here.
Thomas and Isaac Reckitt build the Maud Foster mill
Benckiser founded in Germany as an industrial chemicals business, by Johann A. Benckiser
Reckitt & Sons founded in Hull, UK
Reckitt & Sons merges with J & J Colman to become Reckitt & Colman
Reckitt and Benckiser merge to become Reckitt Benckiser
Schiff Nutrition acquisition adds several brands including MegaRed to RB, strengthening its position in the health and wellness market
RB acquires K-Y, adding the brand to the family
RB acquires Hypermarcas, adding the Jontex brand to the family
RB 2.0, the creation of two focused and fully accountable business units – Health and Hygiene Home
RB acquires UpSpring, an innovative pre and post-natal health company