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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).
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.
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.
3 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
24 Nov 2016

Givaudan expands Flavour Innovation Centre in Singapore

Givaudan has invested CHF 5 million in an expansion of its Flavour Innovation Centre (FIC) in Singapore.
23 Nov 2016

EIT announces winning Food4Future partnership

Givaudan is part of the winning EIT Food Knowledge and Innovation Community which will drive sustainable transformation towards a more consumer-centric and resource-efficient food sector.
27 Oct 2016

Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of two Swiss francs domestic bonds

Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss Francs straight bonds of respectively 100,000,000 CHF and CHF 200,000,000 CHF in the Swiss franc domestic market.
26 Oct 2016

Givaudan renews commitment to leading climate change performance under CDP new scoring system

Givaudan is proud to announce that it has achieved an overall ranking of A- at the Leadership level and is a country leader for Switzerland in CDP’s newly introduced scoring system for 2016.
10 Oct 2016

2016 Nine month sales Maintaining business momentum, changes in Company leadership

In the first nine months of 2016 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,518 million, an increase of 5.1% on a like-for-like basis and 6.7% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
28 Sep 2016

Givaudan inaugurates new plant for processing natural ingredients in Madagascar

Givaudan announced today the inauguration of a new processing plant for clove leaf oil in Madagascar. NATEMA (Natural Extracts Madagascar) is a joint venture between Givaudan and Henri Fraise Fils et Cie, its longstanding partner and a well-established company in Madagascar.
23 Sep 2016

The Givaudan Perfumery School celebrates 70th Anniversary

The year 2016 marks the 70th anniversary of the Givaudan Perfumery School providing excellence in teaching the craftsmanship of perfumery.

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