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16 Oct 2015

Givaudan appoints two new Executive Committee members

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.
9 Oct 2015

2015 Nine Months Sales

In the first nine months of 2015 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,296 million, an increase of 2.0% on a like‑for‑like basis and a decline of 0.5% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
7 Oct 2015

Givaudan opens Fragrance creative centre, Perfumery School and production hub in Singapore

Givaudan today officially opened its new Fragrance creative centre and production hub in Singapore. This is the largest global investment for the Fragrance Division.
5 Oct 2015

Givaudan inaugurates new active cosmetic ingredients production line in Pomacle, France

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.
31 Aug 2015

Givaudan acquires Induchem

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.
27 Aug 2015

Responsible Growth. Shared Success.

Givaudan today announced its financial ambitions and roadmap for the next five years. The Company seeks to ensure responsible growth and shared success for its shareholders, customers and all key stakeholders.
17 Jul 2015

2015 Half Year Results

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,184 million, an increase of 1.3% on a like-for-like basis and a decline of 0.3% in Swiss francs.
6 Aug 2015

Givaudan announces changes to Executive Committee

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.
8 Jul 2015

Givaudan expands flavour capabilities in Japan

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.
30 Jun 2015

Givaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China

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.
10 Apr 2015

2015 First Quarter Sales

In the first three months of 2015, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,091 million, an increase of 0.9% on a like-for-like basis, and 0.4% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
19 Mar 2015

Annual General Meeting 2015

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).

Sustainability Highlights 2014

Our aim is to make a positive difference in the world: read this year’s Highlights and see how we’re doing.

GRI Report 2014

This year, Givaudan transitioned to G4. These rigorous guidelines, developed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), show our commitment to high levels of transparency in how we manage our environmental and social impacts.
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19 Mar 2015

Givaudan reveals renewed commitment to transparency and sustainable business by using G4 reporting guidelines

Givaudan has taken a leading step in sustainability reporting by transitioning to the G4 guidelines. These guidelines, developed by the Global Reporting Initiative, offer the latest international standard for companies wanting to disclose management and performance information for their environmental, social and economic impacts.