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11 Apr 2018 - 08:27 CEST | This year’s annual investor conference, held in Vernier (Geneva) on 10 April 2018, assembled 39 investors and analysts from institutions in Europe.
17 Oct 2019 - 08:00 CEST | Givaudan’s 2019 Investor Days took place in Kemptthal on 15 and 16 October in the newly inaugurated Zurich Innovation Centre (ZIC).
24 Oct 2018 - 06:23 CEST | Givaudan’s 2018 Investor Days took place in Indonesia on 22 and 23 October and included a tour of the Company’s new commercial and development centre in Jakarta.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:53 CET | In May and June 2003, Givaudan management and investor relations were in contact with investors during several roadshows. Following, you will find the most frequently asked questions and the company’s responses.
09 Apr 2019 - 11:00 CEST | Givaudan’s progress against its strategic targets as well as an update on the implementation of Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) were presented to the Company’s 2019 annual investor conference.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:32 CET | Rights Issue Disclaimer information for investors
01 Dec 2014 - 09:01 CET | It is our pleasure to invite you on yet another voyage of olfactive and gustative discovery, this time to the Far East to visit our creation, technology and production centres in Shanghai on the 2nd November 2004 and in Singapore on the 4th November 2004.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:45 CET | Invitation to Half Year Investor Presentation and Facultative Plant Tour Thursday, 5 September 2002, 10.30 CET, Zürich, Hotel Widder, Rennweg 7, Widder Saal and Givaudan, Dübendorf.
16 Sep 2019 - 10:30 CEST | On 13 September 2019, Givaudan welcomed 34 investors and analysts to its ‘white biotechnology’ Centre of Excellence at Pomacle in France, where active cosmetic ingredients are researched, developed and produced.
31 Aug 2018 - 08:47 CEST | Givaudan announces that it has received an A- credit rating, with a stable outlook, from S&P Global Ratings (“S&P”) and a Baa1 rating, with stable outlook, from Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:09 CET | On 24 August 2006, Gilles Andrier, CEO, Matthias Waehren, CFO and Mauricio Graber, Head Flavours Division, informed analysts and investors about the first half year business and the growth initiative of Givaudan.
30 Aug 2018 - 10:46 CEST | Givaudan’s business prospects in the promising markets of the South East Asia region was the focus of the Company’s 18th traditional half year conference for investor analysts, held on 30 August in Zurich. Over 60 participants attended to hear of the Company’s current business activities and plans to capitalise on the region’s potential.
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03 Feb 2020 - 10:00 CET | Givaudan is recognised for its leadership in water security by CDP with the highest ‘A’ score.
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16 Jan 2020 - 05:45 CET | Givaudan is named on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.
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09 Feb 2021 - 11:00 CET | Givaudan has been included once again in CDP’s prestigious Supplier Engagement Leaderboard. Its inclusion places it in the top 7% of companies out of more than 9,600 who disclose their environmental data through CDP annually.
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08 Dec 2020 - 11:30 CET | Givaudan’s leading work on climate action and water stewardship has once again been recognised with a CDP double A rating. CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognised as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency.
23 Oct 2017 - 08:44 CEST | Givaudan has earned an 'A' for climate action leadership from CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
10 Sep 2018 - 17:22 CEST | Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,300 million of senior debt notes (the “Notes”). The EUR 1,300 million Notes carry respectively a maturity of 7 years until September 2025 (EUR 500 million) and 12 years until September 2030 (EUR 800 million).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:11 CET | Givaudan Nederland Finance B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Givaudan SA (“Givaudan”), announces that it intends to launch an offering of Mandatory Convertible Securities (“MCS”), which are expected to generate proceeds of approximately CHF 750 million, subject to the aggregate maximum number of shares underlying the MCS not exceeding 10% of Givaudan’s share capital.
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17 Jan 2022 - 08:00 CET | Givaudan has once again been recognised by CDP with a double A rating for its leadership in climate action and water stewardship. The Company is one of a small number that achieved a double A, out of nearly 12,000 businesses that were scored based on data submitted through CDP’s questionnaires in 2021.
06 Feb 2019 - 16:00 CET | Givaudan has earned a position on the Supplier Engagement leader board by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, in recognition of its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and lower climate-related risk across its supply chain.
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10 Feb 2022 - 18:00 CET | Givaudan has been recognised once again for its global leadership in supply chain engagement with a place on the prestigious CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard.
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30 Mar 2020 - 17:30 CEST | Givaudan is today establishing the Givaudan COVID-19 Communities Fund to enable Givaudan sites to support local communities that have been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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24 Mar 2020 - 17:00 CET | Givaudan has endorsed the CEO Water Mandate, a UN Global Compact initiative which brings together a critical mass of business leaders to address global water challenges.
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22 Sep 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan has further reinforced its ambitious commitments to nature and climate action by signing up to Business for Nature’s ‘Nature is everyone’s business’ call-to-action.
25 Oct 2016 - 09:08 CEST | 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.
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20 Feb 2020 - 18:00 CET | Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Ungerer & Company, the US based Flavour, Fragrance and Specialty Ingredients company.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:32 CET | In connection with the rights issue announced today, Givaudan S.A. is providing the following additional information on its first quarter performance
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25 Mar 2020 - 09:00 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 25 March 2020. In view of the situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the meeting was limited to the statutory meeting with reduced attendance by its representatives, and shareholders provided their voting instructions to the independent voting rights representatives in writing or through a secured online platform.
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13 Oct 2020 - 16:00 CEST | Givaudan SA announces today the issue of Swiss franc straight bonds of CHF 150,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:43 CET | Givaudan SA announces today the issue of a CHF 300 million straight bond in the Swiss franc domestic market.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:26 CET | Givaudan SA announced today the issue of a CHF 300 million straight bond in the Swiss franc domestic market.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:18 CET | Givaudan SA announces today the issue of a CHF 200 million straight bond in the Swiss franc domestic market. The bond carries a 3.375 % coupon and has a maturity of 4 years.
27 Oct 2016 - 17:02 CEST | 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.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:11 CET | In accordance with the publication on 27 April 2006 prolonging Givaudan’s third Share Buy Back program until 31 May 2007, Givaudan announces that it has sold 133’800 shares repurchased under that program.
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13 Nov 2020 - 06:30 CET | Givaudan and Novozymes, the world leaders in their respective industries, are excited to announce the formation of a strategic research partnership for the development of synergistic innovative ingredients and technologies for customers.
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13 Mar 2020 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty is thrilled to launch its new breakthrough innovation called Synchronight™, an active cosmetic ingredient made from gardenia fruit extract designed to protect the skin from digital stress.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:49 CET | From 23 October to 31 December 2002, Givaudan SA has repurchased 255’345 own shares in the frame of the buy back programme announced on 16 September 200
13 Mar 2018 - 16:22 CET | Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss franc straight bonds of respectively CHF 150,000,000 and CHF 200,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:44 CET | Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two straight Swiss Franc bonds of respectively 150 million CHF and 150 million CHF in the Swiss franc domestic market.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:18 CET | On 13 September 2007 Givaudan SA announced the issue of a 3.375% CHF domestic bond of CHF 200 million.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:55 CET | From 30 June 2003, to 19 December 2003, Givaudan SA has repurchased 45,000 own shares (5.63% of the programme) in the frame of the buy back programme announced on 18 June 2003.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:50 CET | From 23 October to 18 February 2003, Givaudan SA has repurchased 592’046 own shares (81.59% of the programme) in the frame of the buy back programme announced on 16 September 2002.
14 Dec 2017 - 17:20 CET | 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.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:46 CET | As of 5 September 2002, 13.00 CET, the presentation and around 17.00 CET, main Q&A's of Givaudan's Half Year Presentation in Zurich will be available.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:22 CET | Givaudan has signed a new agreement with Colgate Palmolive as a collaborative partner for their internal fragrances development team on all their categories around the world.
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30 May 2022 - 17:20 CEST | Givaudan SA announces the successful placement of CHF 300M of Swiss Franc Bonds
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23 Nov 2021 - 18:00 CET | Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of CHF 300 million of straight Bonds in the domestic market.
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15 Apr 2020 - 19:00 CEST | Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt notes.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:20 CET | Givaudan announced today that it has sold its St. Louis (USA) based food ingredient business and manufacturing facility to Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Company (PCI) for an undisclosed amount.
13 Sep 2018 - 06:10 CEST | Following the completion of the second tender offer for the shares of Naturex, Givaudan now holds 9,436,645 of Naturex shares, representing 98.06% of the capital.
06 Sep 2018 - 11:10 CEST | Following the closure of the second tender offer period initiated by Givaudan for the remaining outstanding shares of Naturex, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has now published the results.
07 Aug 2018 - 07:23 CEST | Givaudan now holds 9,358,019 of Naturex shares, representing 97.24% of the capital, based on the total number of shares as of 31 July 2018. The tender offer will now re-open from 8 August 2018 until 3 September 2018 inclusive, under the same terms.
26 Jun 2018 - 07:24 CEST | Givaudan today announced the tender offer in cash for all remaining outstanding shares of Naturex will open on 28 June, following clearance of the offer by the French markets regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).
09 Feb 2016 - 10:20 CET | Givaudan announced today that it will join forces for innovation with start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland and is already active in Boston, London and Jerusalem.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:10 CET | Givaudan has signed an agreement with UK-based Imperial Chemical Industries PLC to acquire its fragrance and flavour business, Quest International, for £ 1,200 million or around CHF 2.8 billion.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:11 CET | On 4 August 2006, Givaudan announced an out-of-court settlement with 51 plaintiffs in the US butter flavour litigation. The terms of the settlement are confidential.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:31 CET | The first Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place in Geneva on 18 May 2001.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:55 CET | We are pleased to inform you that Givaudan's website now contains several new, interactive tools and features relating to our stock quote that we hope you will find useful.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:19 CET | Joe Fabbri will become the Group’s Head of Human Resources and a member of Givaudan’s Executive Committee, effective on January 1, 2008. He will replace Bruce Bachmeier, who steps down due to personal reasons but who will remain with the company to ensure a smooth transition.
04 Nov 2015 - 11:22 CET | CDP recognises Givaudan as global climate change leader with highest possible score of 100A.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:37 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place on 25 March 2010. It was attended by 256 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,011,405 shares (32.61% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:22 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 26 March 2008. It was attended by 150 shareholders, representing 2,659,001 or 36,57% of the total 7,270,340 registered shares.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:24 CET | Givaudan’s new Consumer Products Fragrance Creative Centre in East Hanover, New Jersey - USA, is now operational
01 Dec 2014 - 09:15 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 30 March 2007. It was attended by 178 shareholders, representing 2,393,190 (32.92%) of a total of 7,232,160 registered shares.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:32 CET | The Swiss-based flavour and fragrance leader Givaudan has launched its Internet offering GivaudanAccess™ in North America.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:15 CET | Givaudan has entered into a joint venture agreement with ChemCom SA, a leader in the field of olfactory receptor technology. The new company, named TecnoScent, will build on ChemCom’s proprietary receptor technology and focus on the discovery and development of innovative fragrance ingredients.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:47 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place on 22 March 2012. It was attended by 324 shareholders or proxies, representing 4,431,515 shares (48% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:08 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 7 April 2006. It was attended by 179 shareholders, representing 2,763,687 (37.19%) of a total of 7,400,000 registered shares.
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11 Oct 2022 - 06:30 CEST | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | In the first nine months of 2022 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 5,458 million, an increase of 6.1% on a like-for-like basis and 7.7% in Swiss francs.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:15 CET | Givaudan announces today that it has entered into a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Redpoint Bio Corporation (formerly known as Linguagen).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:27 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 26 March 2009. It was attended by 197 shareholders, representing 2,581,909 shares (35.51 % of a total of 7,270,340 registered shares).
04 Jun 2018 - 18:04 CEST | Givaudan today announces it has successfully completed the acquisition of 40.5% of the shares of Naturex, a French public listed company, for EUR 135 per share and a total consideration of EUR 522 million.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:16 CET | Today Givaudan announced plans for a new North American Consumer Products Creative Centre to be located in East Hanover, New Jersey. The facility will be the most modern and technologically advanced commercial and perfume creation centre in the industry.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:11 CET | Givaudan Nederland Finance B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Givaudan S.A. ("Givaudan"), has successfully executed an offering of Mandatory Convertible Securities ("MCS"), for aggregate proceeds of CHF 750 million.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:10 CET | Today Givaudan opened its new Flavour centre in Shanghai. The facility is one of the most modern and complete creation, technology and production centres in the flavour industry globally. It is entirely dedicated to the Chinese market and its rising demand for leading flavour creations.
28 Aug 2019 - 06:59 CEST | Today, Givaudan welcomed over 70 participants at the 19th traditional half year conference in Zurich, with a focus on its expansion into active cosmetics and becoming a key player in this industry.
24 Jan 2019 - 11:05 CET | Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, has inaugurated a Digital Factory to continue driving digital transformation and anticipate trends.
27 Mar 2018 - 14:39 CEST | Givaudan announced today that Chris Thoen, Head of Global Science & Technology, decided for private reasons to retire at the end of August 2018. Currently an EC-member, he will step down from the Executive Committee at the end of May and continue to provide advice on strategic projects until his retirement.
22 Mar 2018 - 14:54 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 22 March 2018. It was attended by 371 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,851,046 shares (41.71% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:42 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place on 24 March 2011. It was attended by 306 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,837,805 shares (41.56% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
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26 May 2021 - 07:00 CEST | Givaudan announced today that it will provide additional targeted support to countries most severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in 2021 through its COVID-19 Communities Fund.
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09 Nov 2020 - 06:30 CET | Givaudan has been ranked in the top 1% of the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment 2020, achieving its highest accolade; the platinum medal.
28 Mar 2019 - 11:15 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 28 March 2019. It was attended by 356 shareholders or proxies, representing 5,136,836 shares (55.63% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
18 Sep 2018 - 18:39 CEST | Givaudan announces that it has completed the acquisition of Naturex, following the implementation of the squeeze-out procedure and the delisting of Naturex shares from the Euronext Paris stock exchange on 18 September.
16 Oct 2015 - 06:55 CEST | Givaudan today announced the appointments of Chris Thoen as Head of Global Science and Technology, and Willem Mutsaerts as Head of Global Procurement. Effective immediately, both will become members of the Executive Committee.
05 Oct 2015 - 10:43 CEST | Givaudan announced the inauguration of its new active cosmetic ingredients fermentation line in Pomacle, France. The CHF 11 million investment in the extension of the production capacity is Givaudan’s most important infrastructure investment in active cosmetic ingredients (ACI) to date.
06 Aug 2015 - 07:10 CEST | Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today announced changes to its Executive Committee. Simon Halle-Smith, currently Head of Human Resources for Fragrances, will become a member of the Executive Committee with responsibility for Global Human Resources.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:35 CET | On June 27, 2001, Givaudan SA holding of derivatives on its own stock has exceeded the 5% free threshold set forth in SESTO-FBC, consecutively to a transaction aiming at hedging the shares underlying Givaudan United States Inc 1% guaranteed bond issue, due 2006, exchangeable into Givaudan SA stock.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:14 CET | In 2006, Givaudan’s total sales increased to CHF 2,909 million, representing a 4.7% rise in Swiss Francs and a 3.5% rise in local currencies. Despite the continued ingredients streamlining in both divisions, the company continued to deliver above market sales growth for the sixth consecutive year.
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25 Jan 2023 - 07:00 CET | Full year Group sales were CHF 7,117 million, an increase of 5.3% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and 6.5% in Swiss francs when compared to 2021.
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27 Nov 2020 - 08:00 CET | Givaudan has launched a new project making available a total of USD 360,000 in micro-financed loans for farmers and distillers in Indonesia. The loans will enable farmers and distillers to improve the sustainability of their farming practices and to improve yields.
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28 Oct 2020 - 17:30 CET | The guide sets out the actions that businesses must take to lead the way in this vital space and acts as call-to-action to encourage others to join these efforts.
05 Feb 2019 - 10:13 CET | Givaudan announces its commitment to co-found the ‘Future Food Initiative’, a Swiss-based public-private partnership aimed to expand sustainable food and nutrition research.
17 Mar 2016 - 12:46 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 17 March 2016. It was attended by 344 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,997,570 shares (43.29% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
01 Dec 2014 - 08:35 CET | Geneva, 14 August 2001. Givaudan maintained its momentum in the first half year 2001 while further improving operating and net margins. It recorded sales of CHF 1259 million compared to 1203 million in 2000, resulting in a healthy increase of 5.2% in local currencies and 4.7% in Swiss Francs.
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23 Nov 2021 - 08:00 CET | As part of its long term strategy to expand digital capabilities, Givaudan is pleased to announce the opening of a new Digital Space in China, one of the most digitised markets. It will allow us to leverage transformation opportunities and to support the growth with local and regional customers.
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19 Nov 2020 - 06:30 CET | Givaudan has been included for the fifth consecutive year, in the globally-recognised FTSE4Good Index Series following an independent review earlier in 2020.
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02 Apr 2020 - 06:45 CEST | A new, dedicated production line established in its Vernier (Geneva) site will donate the equivalent of almost 700,000 bottles.
14 May 2018 - 15:20 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group (Centroflora Nutra), a world player in natural extracts.
05 Jan 2018 - 13:34 CET | Givaudan announced today the appointment of Louie D’Amico as President of the Flavour Division and a member of the Executive Committee. Louie D’Amico will succeed Mauricio Graber, currently President of the Flavour Division, who will leave the Company to become Chief Executive Officer at Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company.
12 Dec 2017 - 17:19 CET | 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.
21 Mar 2017 - 09:19 CET | 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.
19 Jul 2016 - 18:37 CEST | Following the announcement on 23 May 2016 and the approval process required by regulatory authorities in the USA, today Givaudan announced it has closed the acquisition of Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods.
10 May 2016 - 12:57 CEST | Givaudan today became the first global flavours company to open laboratory and office facilities in Pakistan. For the first time customers in the country will be able to access Givaudan’s industry-leading capabilities locally.
16 Feb 2016 - 19:24 CET | Today, Givaudan, hosts a launch event in Paris, France, to celebrate the publication of an exclusive anthology, that takes us on a journey through the fascinating history of the fragrance and flavour industry.
07 Apr 2015 - 17:33 CEST | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in fragrances and flavours, took place on 19 March 2015. It was attended by 393 shareholders or proxies, representing 4,685,346 shares (50.74% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
01 Dec 2014 - 09:47 CET | Givaudan today launched its Sustainability Report 2011. Entitled 'Making Progress Together', the Report was externally assured by auditors Ernst & Young and confirms the progress Givaudan has made against its 2020 operational targets.
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06 Dec 2022 - 08:00 CET | The integrated centre completes a five-year investment programme of CHF 30 million and will further support the development of encapsulation delivery technology, to meet consumers’ demand for long-lasting fragrance experiences, across a variety of product categories.
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29 Sep 2020 - 17:30 CEST | Givaudan today announced that it has divested its pectin business, part of the Naturex portfolio, to Herbstreith & Fox, a leading family-owned producer of pectin based in Neuenbürg, Germany.
30 Oct 2019 - 10:00 CET | Ambrofix, one of the most widely used biodegradable fragrance ingredients, is now produced using Givaudan’s new breakthrough biotechnology which delivers identical olfactive qualities as the traditional method while being the most sustainable and carbon efficient on the market.
17 Jun 2019 - 06:00 CEST | Givaudan has officially inaugurated its new Innovation Centre in Switzerland, aimed to accelerate its global efforts in creating differentiated and sustainable flavour, taste and fragrance solutions.
23 Jan 2019 - 09:30 CET | As part of our Sustainability approach ‘A Sense of Tomorrow’, Givaudan Fragrances is proud to launch FiveCarbon Path™, a new vision that will drive Givaudan’s fragrance molecule developments while delivering on our environmental commitments.
26 Mar 2018 - 05:34 CEST | As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its capabilities in natural flavour solutions for its customers, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 40.6% of the shares of Naturex, a French public listed company, for EUR 135 per share and a total consideration of EUR 522 million.
25 Oct 2017 - 06:36 CEST | Givaudan announced today that 90% of its raw materials volume of natural origin will be responsibly sourced by 2020.
02 May 2017 - 14:30 CEST | 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.
28 Mar 2017 - 08:06 CEST | 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.
21 Mar 2017 - 11:19 CET | 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.
23 May 2016 - 20:18 CEST | As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen capabilities in integrated solutions, Givaudan today announced that it is acquiring ConAgra Foods’ Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings business.
28 Apr 2016 - 15:46 CEST | Givaudan today marked the start of the construction of a new innovation centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland, a CHF 120 million investment demonstrating its commitment to provide innovative solutions to customers in the flavour and fragrance industry.
22 Oct 2015 - 21:25 CEST | Givaudan is demonstrating the importance of India, as one of its key high growth markets, to its growth strategy by investing CHF 55 million in this new world-class flavours manufacturing facility. This is Givaudan’s largest investment in India since 1998.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:39 CET | Givaudan today unveils its updated five-year strategy to continue to outperform underlying market growth and to further expand its leading position in the fragrance and flavours industry.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:15 CET | The acquisition of Quest International, a division of ICI Plc, by Givaudan was closed today, 2 March 2007, after regulatory approvals were obtained in the U.S. and the European Community.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:37 CET | In the first quarter 2002, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 634.9 million resulting in a growth of 1.9% in Swiss francs and 3.2% in local currencies, compared to the same period in 2001.
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06 Feb 2023 - 07:00 CET | Givaudan introduces RetiLife™, a molecule for anti-ageing and a breakthrough evolution for the cosmetic industry. This new active ingredient is the first 100% naturally sourced retinol, and as such a sustainable solution to chemically synthesised retinol.
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07 Apr 2021 - 07:00 CEST | Givaudan is breaking new ground in nature-conscious fragrance creation with the introduction of its blossom[lab]™. It is designed from repurposed shipping containers in Grasse, France and will be able to travel by truck or boat for immersive research at the heart of nature's most precious sites around the world.

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15 Mar 2021 - 06:30 CET | Givaudan is accelerating its journey towards nature-conscious creations with the launch of its Naturality Index™ and in line with the Company’s purpose goal to “show our love for nature in everything we do”.
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12 Jun 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan is proud to launch VivaScentz™, an exclusive and radically new technology guiding our creative teams in crafting fragrances with wellbeing benefits across all categories of perfume including fine fragrance, personal, home, and fabric care as well as oral care flavours.
02 Oct 2019 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty unveils the first instant microbiome analysis and profiling system (i-MAPS) allowing customers to expand their product offering to include skincare products tailored to the unique microbiome of their consumers.
20 Sep 2019 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan announced today that it has ranked in the top 1% of the 55,000 companies participating in the 2019 EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment with a score of 72/100. This result earned Givaudan a gold rating for the fifth year in a row.
02 Sep 2019 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Golden Frog, a Vietnamese flavour company. Givaudan had announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire the company in May 2019.
17 May 2019 - 10:30 CEST | As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its naturals capabilities and its presence in the high growth markets of Asia Pacific, Givaudan announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Golden Frog, a Vietnamese flavour company.
10 Jan 2019 - 06:00 CET | A 1.2 million Swiss francs investment in a Flavours technical and commercial centre in Casablanca, Morocco demonstrates Givaudan’s continued commitment to Maghreb and West Africa.
30 Oct 2017 - 18:48 CET | 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.
17 Aug 2017 - 13:47 CEST | 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.
17 Jan 2017 - 09:34 CET | 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).
23 Nov 2016 - 15:00 CET | Givaudan has invested CHF 5 million in an expansion of its Flavour Innovation Centre (FIC) in Singapore.
27 Jun 2016 - 14:34 CEST | Givaudan today announced a newly expanded collaboration with the industrial bioscience company Amyris, Inc. in the research, development and production of active cosmetic ingredients.
06 Apr 2016 - 11:21 CEST | Givaudan’s active cosmetics business is rebranded as ‘Active Beauty’, with the mission to bring beauty to the world. The unveiling of the new identity coincides with in-cosmetics Paris, the leading global business event for personal care ingredients.
01 Dec 2014 - 08:50 CET | Actual sales increase in local currencies 18% (in CHF 11%) - Further improvement in operational performance - Proposed dividend per share increase of 16%
01 Dec 2014 - 08:31 CET | Technology that allows perfumers to create fragrances with a client in real time
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
14 Oct 2022 - 08:00 CEST | Givaudan has launched its unique human-machine co-creation service powered by artificial intelligence (AI) in collaboration with the Tmall Innovation Centre (TMIC), enabling customers to realise their olfactory vision with unsurpassed sampling speed in China’s unique e-commerce market.
  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
07 Sep 2021 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan today expanded its global protein innovation network with a new Protein Hub at its flagship Zurich Innovation Centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
19 Aug 2021 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan Fragrance & Beauty today announced a CHF 75 million investment in a new extension to its Pedro Escobedo (Mexico) production facility to further support its growth in Latin America across customer segments.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
14 Sep 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan introduces its Naturality Platform™, reinforcing its capabilities and commitment to nature-conscious fragrances, and advancing the Company purpose of “Creating for happier, healthier lives with love for nature”.
  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
13 May 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan today announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest its processed and grated cheese business to St. Paul Group, a cheese specialist with premises in Belgium and the Netherlands.
14 Feb 2019 - 12:30 CET | Givaudan opened its newest fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore today, offering customers based in Asia with a complete range of olfactives using the best quality encapsulates for their home and personal care brands.
22 Jan 2019 - 08:00 CET | Givaudan is recognised for climate action leadership as well as for water stewardship by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
13 Nov 2018 - 11:41 CET | Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced the investment of CHF 20 million in Expressions Parfumées’ facilities in Grasse to expand and modernise the research and development laboratories as well as the production facilities with new robotics and digitalisation of operations.
05 May 2017 - 10:39 CEST | Givaudan today laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore further demonstrating our ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets.
01 Mar 2017 - 17:21 CET | 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.
20 Jan 2017 - 08:57 CET | 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.
21 Sep 2016 - 17:17 CEST | The year 2016 marks the 70th anniversary of the Givaudan Perfumery School providing excellence in teaching the craftsmanship of perfumery.
31 Aug 2015 - 06:56 CEST | Givaudan today announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Induchem Holding AG and its subsidiaries. Induchem’s portfolio of products is based on a wide range of innovative and highly functional active ingredients with proven efficacy results, as well as research expertise in fields such as biocatalysis, metagenomics, and biochemical synthesis. Induchem primarily operates from Volketswil, Switzerland, Toulouse, France and New York, USA, and employs 65 people.
30 Jun 2015 - 11:13 CEST | Givaudan, the world’s leading fragrance and flavour company, today officially opened its new world-class, savoury flavours manufacturing facility in Nantong, China. Representing an investment of CHF 50 million, the site will more than double Givaudan’s existing production capacity in China, strengthening the Company’s leadership position.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:10 CET | From January to September 2006, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 2,200.5 million, resulting in a growth of 3.3% in local currencies and 5.5% in Swiss francs. Despite strong comparables in the third quarter and the on-going streamlining of commodity ingredients, Givaudan continued its good sales growth momentum.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
13 Dec 2022 - 10:00 CET | Givaudan has been recognised for its global leadership in climate and water for the fourth consecutive year with a prestigious double A rating from CDP.
  • Corporate
24 Mar 2022 - 15:15 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 24 March 2022. Shareholders provided their voting instructions to the independent voting rights representatives in writing or through a secured online platform.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
22 Apr 2021 - 06:30 CEST | To mark Earth Day 2021, Givaudan has today unveiled its Sourcing4Good programme, opening a new chapter in its responsible sourcing approach.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
25 Mar 2021 - 14:00 CET | The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 25 March 2021. Shareholders provided their voting instructions to the independent voting rights representatives in writing or through a secured online platform.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Taste & Wellbeing
28 Aug 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan, the world’s leading flavours and fragrances company, has announced it is evolving the name of its Flavour and Fragrance divisions to reflect its expanded product offering to its customers.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
15 Jul 2020 - 14:15 CEST | Givaudan today announces its intention to become a certified B Corporation (B Corp). Givaudan is the first in its industry and one of the largest businesses to commit to this journey.
03 Dec 2019 - 08:00 CET | Givaudan announced today that it has signed the pledge “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” proposed by the United Nations to aim for net-zero value chain emissions by 2050.
06 Sep 2019 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Drom. Givaudan had announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire the company in July 2019.
25 Sep 2018 - 14:43 CEST | Givaudan announced today that it has joined the consortium of 16 partners participating in HyCool, an innovative energy technology project funded by the European Union whose aim is to develop cost-effective solutions using solar heat for industrial purposes.
29 Aug 2018 - 14:43 CEST | Givaudan is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Synthite for the development of exclusive innovative natural ingredients for its Fragrance business.
25 Oct 2017 - 15:40 CEST | 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.
18 Oct 2017 - 09:47 CEST | 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.
02 Oct 2017 - 11:24 CEST | 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.
23 Mar 2017 - 09:52 CET | 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).
26 Sep 2016 - 11:28 CEST | 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.
20 Jan 2016 - 10:29 CET | Givaudan is proudly marking a milestone in its journey to sustainable natural ingredients with an event celebrating ‘Ten years of Ethical Sourcing’ in Paris from 18 to 22 January 2016.
09 Jul 2015 - 14:41 CEST | Givaudan, the worlds’ leading flavour and fragrance company, has opened a new, best-in-class technical centre and offices in downtown Tokyo. Designed to deliver a superior level of creative flavour and taste solutions, the CHF 12 million investment demonstrates the Company’s ongoing commitment to the food and beverage manufacturing sector in Japan.
01 Dec 2014 - 09:32 CET | The Board of Directors of Givaudan announced today an increase in the company's share capital through the issuance of 999'624 fully paid-in registered
shares (the "New Shares") from authorised capital.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
30 Jan 2023 - 07:00 CET | Givaudan introduces a new way of translating scents into colour patterns with artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
15 Dec 2021 - 06:30 CET | For the last six years, Givaudan scientists have been striving to ensure fragrances capsules both deliver outstanding scent release and are kind to nature. The result is PlanetCaps™, a combination of high biodegradability and renewable carbon source material, delivering long-lasting fragrance experience appreciated by both customers and consumers.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
03 Dec 2021 - 18:00 CET | As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Custom Essence, a US based fragrance creation house.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
15 Nov 2021 - 18:00 CET | As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Custom Essence, a US based fragrance creation house.
  • Corporate
  • Taste & Wellbeing
11 Oct 2021 - 17:45 CEST | As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the portfolio of its global Taste & Wellbeing business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire DDW, The Color House, a US based natural colour company.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
29 Jul 2021 - 17:30 CEST | Givaudan has signed a joint venture agreement with Privi Speciality Chemicals Limited, India, to strengthen production capabilities for its global speciality fragrance ingredients.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
14 Apr 2021 - 06:30 CEST | As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI), Givaudan today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Myrissi.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
08 Feb 2021 - 18:00 CET | As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Givaudan today announced that it is to acquire Myrissi.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
19 Oct 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan is delighted to unveil ‘Naturals at Origin’, a strategic approach for the sourcing, development and innovation of responsible naturals directly in the country of origin.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
15 Oct 2020 - 08:00 CEST | Givaudan today opened its newest state-of-the-art fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China. In line with the recently announced 2025 strategy - Committed to Growth, with Purpose - China remains a key growth market for innovative and consumer-preferred fragranced products.
27 Nov 2019 - 08:00 CET | Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company, today officially inaugurated a new extension to its Nantong manufacturing facility aimed to support the capacity on liquid flavour production for beverages, dairy and sweet goods.
19 Nov 2019 - 10:00 CET | Givaudan has revealed its Company purpose supported by bold and ambitious goals as the Company enters the final year of its 2020 strategy and prepares for the next strategic cycle.
08 Nov 2019 - 06:30 CET | As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its global flavour and fragrance business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Ungerer & Company, the US based Flavour, Fragrance and Specialty Ingredients company.

2021 Investor Presentation

28 Jan 2022 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call on our Full Year Results of Friday 28 January 2022.

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2020 Investor Presentation

29 Jan 2021 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call on our Full Year Results of Friday 29 January 2021.

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2015 Investor Presentation

How Givaudan is reinforcing a leadership position and outperforming the market.

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2021 Annual Investor Conference Presentation

14 Apr 2021 |

Presentation from the Annual Investor Conference webcast on ESG of Tuesday 13 April 2021.

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2021 Half Year Results Presentation

22 Jul 2021 |

Presentation for the Half Year Results Investor Conference Call on Thursday 22 July 2021.

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2017 Half Year Results Presentation

20 Jul 2017 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the Half Year Results on Thursday 20 July 2017.

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2016 Full Year Results Presentation

31 Jan 2017 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the Full Year Results on Tuesday 31 January 2017.

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2016 Half Year Results Presentation

18 Jul 2016 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the Half Year Results on Monday 18 July 2016.

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2015 Full Year Results Presentation

02 Feb 2016 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the Full Year Results on Tuesday 2 February 2016.

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2014 Full Year Results Presentation

29 Jan 2015 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the Full Year Results on Thursday 29 January 2015.

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2013 Full Year Results Presentation

30 Jan 2014 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the Full Year Results on Thursday 30 January 2014.

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2015 Half Year Results Presentation

17 Jul 2015 |

Presentation for the Investor Conference Call of the 2015 Half year results on Friday 17 July 2015.

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