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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.

Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Expressions Parfumées

18 Dec 2017
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.

Givaudan announces the signing of a Schuldscheindarlehen (SSD) Agreement

14 Dec 2017
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.

Givaudan opens new centre for business solutions in Kuala Lumpur

14 Dec 2017
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.

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

17 Nov 2017
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.

Givaudan introduces ‘A sense of tomorrow’

31 Oct 2017
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.

Givaudan opens new creative centre in Mexico City

27 Oct 2017
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.

Givaudan sets industry-leading target for Responsible Sourcing programme

25 Oct 2017
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.

Givaudan earns top score for climate action leadership

24 Oct 2017
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.

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

20 Oct 2017
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.

2017 Nine months sales

10 Oct 2017
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.
03 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.

Givaudan announces strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc.

03 Oct 2017
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.

Givaudan to acquire Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group

20 Sep 2017
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.

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

18 Sep 2017
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.
01 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.

Givaudan completes acquisition of Vika B.V.

01 Sep 2017
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.
18 Aug 2017

Enhancing the way people sleep with DreamScentz™

As part of its 2020 strategic goals in innovation, Givaudan aims to lead the sensory innovation space by launching DreamScentz™, a new patent-pending technology using the power of scent to optimise the quality of sleep.

Enhancing the way people sleep with DreamScentz™

18 Aug 2017
As part of its 2020 strategic goals in innovation, Givaudan aims to lead the sensory innovation space by launching DreamScentz™, a new patent-pending technology using the power of scent to optimise the quality of sleep.
20 Jul 2017

2017 Half year results

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,483 million, an increase of 2.3% on a like-for-like basis and 6.4% in Swiss francs.

2017 Half year results

20 Jul 2017
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,483 million, an increase of 2.3% on a like-for-like basis and 6.4% in Swiss francs.
11 Jul 2017

Givaudan to acquire Vika B.V.

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is acquiring Vika B.V. to strengthen its portfolio of natural dairy solutions.

Givaudan to acquire Vika B.V.

11 Jul 2017
Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is acquiring Vika B.V. to strengthen its portfolio of natural dairy solutions.
09 May 2017

Givaudan continues investments in Asia Pacific

Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore further demonstrating our ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets.

Givaudan continues investments in Asia Pacific

09 May 2017
Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore further demonstrating our ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets.
04 May 2017

Givaudan invests in French start-up company Sensorwake

Givaudan announces a one-time investment into Sensorwake, the French start-up company leading innovation in the consumer technology sector and also responsible for creating the world’s first olfactive alarm clock.

Givaudan invests in French start-up company Sensorwake

04 May 2017
Givaudan announces a one-time investment into Sensorwake, the French start-up company leading innovation in the consumer technology sector and also responsible for creating the world’s first olfactive alarm clock.
11 Apr 2017

2017 First Quarter Sales

In the first three months of 2017, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,242 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis, and 7.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.

2017 First Quarter Sales

11 Apr 2017
In the first three months of 2017, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,242 million, an increase of 3.5% on a like-for-like basis, and 7.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
05 Apr 2017

Sourcing for Shared Value

Givaudan announced today the introduction of ‘Sourcing for Shared Value’, a comprehensive approach to its sustainable procurement practices in three core areas: Responsible Sourcing, Sourcing at Origin, and Communities at Source.

Sourcing for Shared Value

05 Apr 2017
Givaudan announced today the introduction of ‘Sourcing for Shared Value’, a comprehensive approach to its sustainable procurement practices in three core areas: Responsible Sourcing, Sourcing at Origin, and Communities at Source.
23 Mar 2017

2017 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 23 March 2017. It was attended by 363 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,752,938 shares (40.64% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).

2017 Annual General Meeting

23 Mar 2017
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 23 March 2017. It was attended by 363 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,752,938 shares (40.64% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
22 Mar 2017

2016 Sustainability Report

Givaudan announced today the publication of its 2016 Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the most widely used sustainability reporting standard in the world.

2016 Sustainability Report

22 Mar 2017
Givaudan announced today the publication of its 2016 Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the most widely used sustainability reporting standard in the world.
22 Mar 2017

Givaudan announces changes to Executive Committee

Following a distinguished career spanning almost three decades with Givaudan and leading up to his current role as Head of Global Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability, Joe Fabbri will retire from the Executive Committee as of 30 June 2017.

Givaudan announces changes to Executive Committee

22 Mar 2017
Following a distinguished career spanning almost three decades with Givaudan and leading up to his current role as Head of Global Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability, Joe Fabbri will retire from the Executive Committee as of 30 June 2017.
03 Mar 2017

Givaudan appoints VP Perfumer Calice Becker as new director for the Givaudan Perfumery School

We are pleased to announce that Calice Becker is appointed director of the Givaudan Perfumery School. With the support of Alain Alchenberger, she will lead the training of the future perfumery talents who will craft the successful fragrances of tomorrow. In parallel, Calice will continue to create fragrances for select customers.

Givaudan appoints VP Perfumer Calice Becker as new director for the Givaudan Perfumery School

03 Mar 2017
We are pleased to announce that Calice Becker is appointed director of the Givaudan Perfumery School. With the support of Alain Alchenberger, she will lead the training of the future perfumery talents who will craft the successful fragrances of tomorrow. In parallel, Calice will continue to create fragrances for select customers.
31 Jan 2017

2016 Full Year Results

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,663 million, an increase of 4.2% on a like-for-like basis and 6.1% in Swiss francs when compared to 2015.

2016 Full Year Results

31 Jan 2017
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 4,663 million, an increase of 4.2% on a like-for-like basis and 6.1% in Swiss francs when compared to 2015.
23 Jan 2017

Givaudan announces ‘Fair for Life’ certification of clove leaf oil collection network in Madagascar

Givaudan announced today the first ‘Fair for Life’ certification of its clove leaf oil collection network in Madagascar, reinforcing its commitment to fair and ethical trade relationships in the country where it partners with hundreds of smallholder producers to source clove leaf oil, an essential natural ingredient for its flavour and fragrance creations.

Givaudan announces ‘Fair for Life’ certification of clove leaf oil collection network in Madagascar

23 Jan 2017
Givaudan announced today the first ‘Fair for Life’ certification of its clove leaf oil collection network in Madagascar, reinforcing its commitment to fair and ethical trade relationships in the country where it partners with hundreds of smallholder producers to source clove leaf oil, an essential natural ingredient for its flavour and fragrance creations.
19 Jan 2017

Givaudan to participate in ‘FReSH’ as new member of WBCSD

Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global organisation of over 200 leading businesses and partners working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world, and will participate in its newly launched programme, ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH).

Givaudan to participate in ‘FReSH’ as new member of WBCSD

19 Jan 2017
Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global organisation of over 200 leading businesses and partners working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world, and will participate in its newly launched programme, ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH).
17 Jan 2017

Givaudan acquires Activ International

As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in natural flavour solutions to its customers, Givaudan today announced that it has acquired Activ International.

Givaudan acquires Activ International

17 Jan 2017
As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in natural flavour solutions to its customers, Givaudan today announced that it has acquired Activ International.