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Sustainability Highlights 2013

In the Givaudan 2013 Sustainability Report we place the focus on two of our most material sustainability issues, namely: Responsible Sourcing and Sustainable Innovation

Sustainability Report 2013

As our sustainability strategy matures and evolves, so too does the way in which we choose to communicate on our activities. Our aim is to provide a global snapshot of our approach, underpinned by the fine detail of KPI metrics.
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GRI Report 2013

It is our fiduciary duty to shareholders to ensure that Givaudan’s business is financially sustainable in the short, medium and long term.
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5 Dec 2013

Givaudan recognised as a top performer in the CDP’s annual climate change survey

Givaudan has been recognised as a top, ‘A-band’ performer in the CDP’s 350 Climate Change 2013 Report for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The CDP ranks companies on how they measure, disclose and manage climate related risks and opportunities – this year at the request of 722 investors.
10 Oct 2013

Nine Months Sales 2013: Sustained volume growth in all markets

In the first nine months of 2013 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,318 million, an increase of 5.0% on a like-for-like basis and 2.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
25 Jul 2013

Half Year Results 2013: Strong operating performance

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year totalled CHF 2,225 million, an increase of 5.7% on a like-for-like basis and 4.7% in Swiss francs.
26 Jun 2013

Givaudan lays foundation for new Asia Pacific Fragrance Creative Centre and compounding site in Singapore

Givaudan today laid the foundation stone for a new state-of-the art Fragrance Creative Centre and Compounding Facility in Singapore. The Centre is planned to open in 2014, when it will set a new industry standard in Asia Pacific for creative collaboration, fragrance development, consumer testing and fragrance compounding.
16 Apr 2013

First Quarter Sales 2013: Solid start against strong comparables

In the first three months of 2013, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,088.9 million, an increase of 3.9% on a like-for-like basis, and 2.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
11 Apr 2013

Givaudan lays the foundation for a new savoury facility in Nantong, China

Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today laid the foundation for its new world-class, manufacturing facility dedicated to savoury flavours, in Nantong, China.
22 Mar 2013

Sustainability Report 2012

Givaudan demonstrates significant progress against targets and KPIs - Today Givaudan, the global leader in the fragrance and flavour industry, published its 2012 Sustainability Report confirming significant progress against its 2020 operational targets and showcasing further discoveries which will keep the business strong for the future.
21 Mar 2013

Annual General Meeting 2013

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place on 21 March 2013. It was attended by 324 shareholders or proxies, representing 4,208,724 shares (45.58% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
1 Mar 2013

Givaudan expands Flavour capabilites in India

New Mumbai innovation centre demonstrates continued commitment to developing markets - Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today formally opened its new Innovation Centre in Mumbai, expanding local capabilities and resources to bring innovative and creative flavour and taste solutions to its customers in India.
5 Feb 2013

Full Year Results 2012

Strong performance, delivering a record free cash flow - Givaudan Group sales totalled CHF 4,257 million, an increase of 6.6% in local currencies and 8.7% in Swiss francs compared to 2011.