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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 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.

2016 Sustainability Report

Givaudan’s 2016 Sustainability Report is the Company’s third report published in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 guidelines. The report features our significant progress on our road to greater sustainability. 
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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.

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