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2017 Sustainability Report

Givaudan’s 2017 Sustainability Report is compiled for the first time in accordance with the GRI’s new standards framework: Core Option. The Report covers a year of great progress, including the launch of a new and strengthened approach to building a sustainable business for the long term, and sets ambitious targets to reduce our environmental impact and drive responsible sourcing in our supply chains.  
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18 Dec 2017

Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Expressions Parfumées

As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Expressions Parfumées, a French fragrance creation house.
14 Dec 2017

Givaudan announces the signing of a Schuldscheindarlehen (SSD) Agreement

Givaudan SA announces the signing of a Schuldscheindarlehen (SSD) Agreement in the amount of EUR 300,000,000, with two tranches of respectively 100,000,000 EUR and 200,000,000 EUR.
14 Dec 2017

Givaudan opens new centre for business solutions in Kuala Lumpur

Givaudan announced today the official opening of its new Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) delivery centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The centre will be the home to the business services and solutions that will form a platform for the Company's growth in the Asia Pacific region.
17 Nov 2017

Hi-tech startups awarded top prizes at MassChallenge Switzerland awards ceremony

Seven companies, from a short-list of 75 start-ups selected for a four-month acceleration programme this summer by MassChallenge Switzerland, have been selected to receive financial prizes.
31 Oct 2017

Givaudan introduces ‘A sense of tomorrow’

Givaudan announced today the introduction of 'A sense of tomorrow', a new and strengthened approach for its global sustainability activities that consolidates efforts in three key focus areas: sourcing, innovation and the environment.
27 Oct 2017

Givaudan opens new creative centre in Mexico City

Givaudan announces the official opening of its new Fragrance Creative Centre in Mexico City. The new centre is designed to support long term business growth in the region, and contributes in achieving the division’s 2020 strategic ambition for high growth markets and consumer preferred products.
25 Oct 2017

Givaudan sets industry-leading target for Responsible Sourcing programme

Givaudan announced today that 90% of its raw materials volume of natural origin will be responsibly sourced by 2020.
24 Oct 2017

Givaudan earns top score for climate action leadership

Givaudan has earned an 'A' for climate action leadership from CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
20 Oct 2017

Givaudan lays the foundation for its largest ever investment in its fragrance business in China

Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new production hub in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province of China. This investment reiterates the Company’s commitment to continue investing in high growth markets such as China.
10 Oct 2017

2017 Nine months sales

In the first nine months of 2017 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,757 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis and 6.8% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
3 Oct 2017

Givaudan announces strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc.

Givaudan is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc. for the development of a new proprietary line of bioactive botanical ingredients for the use in its Active Beauty business.
20 Sep 2017

Givaudan to acquire Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is acquiring the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group, as part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its global offering of natural extracts and further develop its presence in Brazil.
18 Sep 2017

Givaudan to implement ambitious science-based targets for greenhouse gas reduction

Givaudan will implement ambitious science-based targets to ensure sustainable long-term growth by committing to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% between 2015 and 2030. The global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances also has a goal to reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions by 20% over the same period.
1 Sep 2017

Givaudan completes acquisition of Vika B.V.

Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Vika B.V. a world player in food ingredients. Vika offers a range of natural dairy ingredients, fonds and stocks, as well as meat and plant based extracts to customers in the food and beverage industry. Givaudan announced its intent to acquire Vika in July 2017.

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