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  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
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.
  • 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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
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.
  • 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
  • Fragrance & Beauty
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.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
08 Nov 2022 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan launched the newly upgraded MoodScentz™+ which redefines our understanding of emotional experience while introducing a new neurobiology measurement capability and extensive data mining. 
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
27 Oct 2022 - 09:00 CEST | The new active ingredient Siliphos® outperforms the plant-based retinol alternative bakuchiol while offering benefits that challenge retinoid efficacy by reducing wrinkles without side effects.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
19 Oct 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Scentaurus™ Melrose is a biodegradable molecule that delivers a long-lasting floral green effect with honey and linden blossom facets, and high-performance floral fresh rosy signals with powdery anisic undertones.
  • 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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
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.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
06 Oct 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan's white paper provides cutting-edge information on current, emerging and future technologies for manufacturers producing meat and fish alternatives.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
30 Sep 2022 - 09:00 CEST | By combining research expertise and consumer understanding, Givaudan aims to expand its ability to serve the silver generation’s growing demand for wellbeing solutions.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
27 Sep 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan is thrilled to share the very positive results of its responsible sourcing initiative in Egypt. The project involves training local jasmine farmers in safer and more environmentally sustainable agricultural practices. 
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
23 Sep 2022 - 13:30 CEST | Givaudan and LanzaTech NZ, Inc. (“LanzaTech”), an innovative Carbon Capture and Transformation (“CCT”) company have announced a collaboration for the development of sustainable fragrance ingredients from renewable carbon.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
13 Sep 2022 - 08:55 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty unveils the power and performance of New Purple 23641, a vegan pigment for use in make-up formulations.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
06 Sep 2022 - 08:00 CEST | Bühler, Cargill and Givaudan have joined forces to help accelerate start-ups who are innovating in plant-based protein, to address the needs of a growing global population.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
21 Jul 2022 - 06:30 CEST | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,652 million, an increase of 6.2% on a like-for-like1 basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
14 Jul 2022 - 14:00 CEST | Three leading global companies, Givaudan, Bühler, and Cargill, have formed a consortium in collaboration with the FoodTech HUB Latam and ITAL, Food Technology Institute, to build a food innovation centre in the city of Campinas, recognised as Brazil's tech powerhouse.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
12 Jul 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Dedicated to lip care, Spherulite™ HA Ultimate demonstrates significant instant and long-term plumping benefits.  
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
04 Jul 2022 - 12:00 CEST | Olivier Gillotin, Vice President of Perfumery, is the recipient of the 2022 ASP Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplished career and passion for the craft of perfumery. 
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
29 Jun 2022 - 09:00 CEST | BioNootkatone is a breakthrough ingredient that answers market demand for sustainable, natural, clean-label citrus flavour without the cost and supply volatility of traditional citrus extracts.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
30 May 2022 - 17:20 CEST | Givaudan SA announces the successful placement of CHF 300M of Swiss Franc Bonds
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
18 May 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan’s ground-breaking Customer Foresight futurescaping platform will leverage big data, artificial intelligence (AI) technology and Givaudan’s deep expertise to co-create food experiences with customers and meet the ever changing needs of consumers.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
11 May 2022 - 11:00 CEST | Givaudan today introduced NaNino+™, a patent-pending synergistic combination of plant-based ingredients and natural flavourings that can be used as a nitrite replacement in processed meat.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
02 May 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty introduces Centella CAST, the natural remodelling partner crafted by green fractionation from one of the most well-known medicinal plants, Centella Asiatica.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
28 Apr 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan raises the bar on hygiene technologies with the launch of the SaniScent™ platform, the industries' most comprehensive technologies that reinforces hygiene to improve overall health and wellbeing.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
12 Apr 2022 - 06:00 CEST | In the first three months of 2022 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,780 million, an increase of 4.6% on a like-for-like basis and 6.4% in Swiss francs.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
30 Mar 2022 - 09:00 CEST | Cristalhyal™ e-Perfection, the triple-action ingredient, accesses the skin’s deep layers via electrical attraction to provide well-ageing benefits, long-lasting hydration and mattifying effects.
  • 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.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
22 Mar 2022 - 09:00 CET | Patchoul’Up™ is a 100% upcycled active ingredient able to rebalance sebum production, eliminate dry flakes and normalise the scalp microbiome for overall wellbeing.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
28 Feb 2022 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty introduces Neoporyl™, an active ingredient that reduces the size of enlarged pores by targeting the biological root causes of parakeratosis, an alteration of the epidermal structure, and dermis fragility.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
22 Feb 2022 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan has launched PrimeLock+™, a natural, vegan-friendly integrated solution that mimics animal fat cells, enabling food companies to take plant-based product development and consumer satisfaction to a new level.
  • Corporate
14 Feb 2022 - 15:35 CET | Givaudan proudly unveils its new brand identity ‘Human by nature’. The Company is changing the way it presents itself to better reflect the role it plays and the value it brings to its clients and the world at large.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
28 Jan 2022 - 07:00 CET | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 6,684 million, an increase of 7.1% on a like-for-like basis and 5.7% in Swiss francs when compared to 2020.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
26 Jan 2022 - 17:45 CET | As part of its 2025 strategy to expand the capabilities of its Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has acquired a 48% stake in Nanovetores Group from The Criatec Fund, a Brazilian investment fund focused on innovative, early stage companies.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • 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
  • Financial
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.
  • Corporate
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.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
18 Nov 2021 - 14:30 CET | Givaudan today reaffirmed its commitment to customers and partners in the Nordic region with the opening of the Givaudan Nordic Experience Centre in Malmö, Sweden. The new facility unlocks more opportunities for co-creation with Nordic customers, helping accelerate innovation and enhancing Givaudan’s ability to tailor food and beverages to local trends and preferences. 
  • 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.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
09 Nov 2021 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty is pushing the boundaries of biotechnology by presenting new specifications for BisaboLife®, the purest and sustainable (-)-α-bisabolol. Thanks to an optimised process, we now guarantee an ingredient with a level of purity at a minimum of 99%, the highest rate available in the industry today, outperforming synthetic and natural products.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
05 Nov 2021 - 10:00 CET | Givaudan is proud to be part of a specialised team involved in the making of Ma Madeleine™, a web application that works in tandem with a high-quality olfactory rehabilitation kit.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
04 Nov 2021 - 09:00 CET | As more and more people believe that wellbeing is connected to the health of the skin, scientists and perfumers have created two innovative technologies, My Z-biome™ and Z-biome™ Deo.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
04 Nov 2021 - 06:10 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty strengthens its portfolio by launching [N.A.S.]™ Rosemary 01, a functional cosmetic ingredient that challenges butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) by outperforming its efficacy in a natural and organic way.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
12 Oct 2021 - 06:30 CEST | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 LR | In the first nine months of 2021 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 5,067 million, an increase of 7.7% on a like-for-like basis and 5.8% in Swiss francs.

  • 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.
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Trade
28 Sep 2021 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty presents Masknyl™, an active ingredient able to counteract redness, inflammation and hyperpigmentation due to mask-wearing.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
20 Sep 2021 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan is delighted to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Givaudan Perfumery School, a legendary institution recognised for training some of the world’s most renowned perfumers over the years.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
17 Sep 2021 - 10:30 CEST | Givaudan is taking its commitment to the next level by joining the Animal-Free Safety Assessment Collaboration. AFSA brings together corporations with non-profits such as Humane Society International (HSI), who share the vision of a non-animal approach to product safety assessment in order to better protect people and our planet.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
15 Sep 2021 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty unveils Sericoside, an active ingredient with the well-ageing power to offer skin a second youth by resetting its cellular memory.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
14 Sep 2021 - 11:06 CEST | Three companies Givaudan, Bühler and Migros have formed a new entity, The Cultured Food Innovation Hub, in Kemptthal near Zurich, to accelerate the development and market penetration of cellular agriculture products.
  • 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
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
28 Jul 2021 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan announces that it has invested in the series A funding round of Next Beauty, a leading incubator for emerging fragrance & beauty brands looking to grow in China.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
27 Jul 2021 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan is delighted to unveil two new innovative fragrance technologies, Phytogaia™ and Thalassogaia™, which are inspired by nature allowing perfumers to bring the natural benefits of forests and the ocean into perfumes.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
22 Jul 2021 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,373 million, an increase of 7.9% on a like-for-like basis and 4.7% in Swiss francs.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
09 Jul 2021 - 08:00 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in fragrance and beauty has strengthened its e-commerce offering in China through the opening of its flagship business-to-business (B2B) store on China’s leading wholesale website, 1688.com.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
01 Jul 2021 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan announces that it has acquired 25% of b.kolormakeup & skincare’s shares, an innovative Italian company specialised in developing and producing end to end products in make-up and skin care for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and luxury customers.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
29 Jun 2021 - 10:00 CEST | The world’s first toxicology testing strategy without animal testing has been approved by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). It can be used to predict whether a substance causes allergic reactions in the skin.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
11 Jun 2021 - 07:00 CEST | Givaudan is delighted to announce that Calice Becker, Vice President Perfumer and Director of the Givaudan Perfumery School, is the recipient of the 2021 Fragrance Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Perfumer Award for her celebrated career and visionary leadership in advancing the art of perfumery.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
02 Jun 2021 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in fragrance creation, has entered into an industry-first partnership with Tmall, the Alibaba group's open business-to-consumer (B2C) platform, to launch the T-Lab source innovation laboratory and capture digital opportunities for fragrance creation in China.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
20 May 2021 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS); a global sector supply chain initiative. Givaudan joins the organisation’s 30 existing members who include BASF, Henkel, and Sanofi.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
11 May 2021 - 06:27 CEST | Givaudan launches ‘Touch Again’ to highlight the transformative power of scent in uplifting the human spirit through four themes, addressing the uncertainty, loneliness and lack of human touch that has resulted from the pandemic.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
06 May 2021 - 10:48 CEST | By combining our perfumers’ understanding of bloom with an array of scientific analysis, Bloomful™ makes it easier to define and measure this fascinating concept, which can add an appealing new olfactive dimension to many consumer products.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
28 Apr 2021 - 10:00 CEST | Newly published randomised crossover study in healthy adults compares the efficacy of five turmeric formulas at their recommended daily dose, with TurmiPure Gold® demonstrating bioequivalence at a low dose for the first time.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
26 Apr 2021 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan, a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and Bühler, global leader for food processing solutions, today jointly announced the official opening of the APAC Protein Innovation Centre.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
13 Apr 2021 - 06:30 CEST | In the first three months of 2021 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,674 million, an increase of 7.7% on a like-for-like basis and 3.4% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
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.

  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
06 Apr 2021 - 09:00 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty is proud to launch Mangixyl™, a powerful microbiome-friendly cosmetic ingredient with proven efficacy targeting oily skin through sebum regulation.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
25 Mar 2021 - 16:00 CET | Givaudan has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and more than 40 of its members including Unilever, Nestlé and Natura, to launch “Vision 2050: Time to Transform”.
  • 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.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
24 Mar 2021 - 10:00 CET | Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of the Aroma Kiosk, a ground-breaking new digital sensory insights tool, which is designed to connect with consumers in dynamic environments such as grocery and department stores, universities and shopping malls to gather valuable consumer insights and recommend products in real time.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
15 Mar 2021 - 08:48 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty presents Chronoglow™, an active ingredient crafted by green fractionation and empowered by artificial intelligence (AI) able to mimic botanical epigenetic mechanisms for skin care benefits.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
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”.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
10 Mar 2021 - 05:04 CET | Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced it has strategically realigned its portfolio to better reflect how, through its expanded product offering and capabilities, it supports customers to deliver future facing food experiences that consumers value.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
03 Mar 2021 - 09:48 CET | Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has partnered with leading market intelligence firm Bellomy to launch FlavorFinders™, a unique research-backed, patent pending segmentation tool that will evolve the way flavor strategy is built, for the North America market.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
01 Mar 2021 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty launches Omegablue®, a cosmetic ingredient created from upcycled wild bilberries used for advanced skin repair. A plant that grows in Central and Northern Europe, we’ve upcycled the seeds to craft a natural ingredient to revert skin dryness, irritation, and desquamation caused by lipid barrier damage.
  • Trade
  • Taste & Wellbeing
18 Feb 2021 - 11:00 CET | Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of its unique Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM) which use state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to optimise food and flavour formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Trade
  • Fragrance & Beauty
09 Feb 2021 - 09:00 CET | Givaudan Active Beauty presents Nootropics, a collection of six natural and traceable extracts featuring guarana, ginger, green tea, gotu kola, ginkgo and green coffee, well-known among the industry and consumers for their impressive functions as food supplements and their cosmetic properties.
  • 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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
29 Jan 2021 - 06:30 CET | Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 6,322 million, an increase of 4.0% on a like-for-like basis and 1.9% in Swiss francs when compared to 2019.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • 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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
08 Oct 2020 - 06:30 CEST | In the first nine months of 2020 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 4,790 million, an increase of 3.7% on a like-for-like basis and 2.7% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
  • Taste & Wellbeing
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • 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
  • Sustainability
10 Sep 2020 - 12:00 CEST | Givaudan has today announced its role as a founding member of the B Movement Builders initiative, aligned with its ambition to become a Certified B Corp.
  • 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
  • Financial
27 Aug 2020 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan today announced its roadmap and ambitious financial targets for the next five years, Committed to Growth, with Purpose.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
03 Aug 2020 - 17:30 CEST | As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies, Givaudan today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Alderys.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
21 Jul 2020 - 07:00 CEST | Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,221 million, an increase of 4.0% on a like-for-like basis and 4.1% in Swiss francs.
  • 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.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
22 Jun 2020 - 14:00 CEST | Givaudan Active Beauty is proud to launch Koffee’Up™, a scientifically proven premium coffee oil crafted using upcycling techniques.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
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.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
29 May 2020 - 06:30 CEST | As part of its long term strategy to expand the capabilities of its Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the cosmetics business of Indena.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
28 May 2020 - 06:30 CEST | As part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies, Givaudan today announced that it is to acquire Alderys.
  • 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.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
15 Apr 2020 - 19:00 CEST | Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,000 million of senior debt notes.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
09 Apr 2020 - 07:00 CEST | In the first three months of 2020 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,619 million, an increase of 5.4% on a like-for-like basis and 6.1% in Swiss francs.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
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.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
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.
  • COVID
30 Mar 2020 - 17:15 CEST | With coronavirus we are facing an unprecedented situation that is impacting all of us personally and professionally.
  • Corporate
  • Financial
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
  • Corporate
  • COVID
18 Mar 2020 - 10:00 CET | As we face the global challenge of coronavirus (COVID-19), at Givaudan, we want to share our support and solidarity with our customers, our employees, our partners and suppliers, and our communities.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
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.
  • Corporate
  • Fragrance & Beauty
  • Taste & Wellbeing
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.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
03 Feb 2020 - 10:00 CET | Givaudan is recognised for its leadership in water security by CDP with the highest ‘A’ score.
Givaudan announced its 2020 full year results on 29 January 2021. A media release, the integrated and financial reports and the full year results presentation were published on our website at 07:00 CET.
  • Ad hoc
  • Corporate
  • Financial
24 Jan 2020 - 07:00 CET | Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 6,203 million, an increase of 5.8% on a like-for-like basis and 12.2% in Swiss francs when compared to 2018.
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
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.
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.
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.
25 Nov 2019 - 15:00 CET | As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cosmetics business of Indena.
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.
13 Nov 2019 - 17:30 CET | Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrance company, has published initial insights and the first commercial innovation inspired by the fifth savoury edition of its global Chef’s Council event – The Protein Challenge.
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.
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 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).
10 Oct 2019 - 07:00 CEST | In the first nine months of 2019 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 4,664 million, an increase of 6.4% on a like-for-like basis and 14.5% in Swiss francs.
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.
19 Sep 2019 - 10:00 CEST | Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company and expert in taste, has announced its latest Givaudan’s Chef’s Council event focusing on protein.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 Aug 2019 - 17:30 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it has acquired Fragrance Oils to strengthen its leading position in the fast growing local and regional customer market.
24 Jul 2019 - 07:00 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced that it is to acquire Drom to further extend its leadership in the global Fragrance market.
18 Jul 2019 - 06:30 CEST | Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,094 million, an increase of 6.3% on a like-for-like basis and 15.7% in Swiss francs.
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.
07 Jun 2019 - 07:30 CEST | Givaudan receives CI's Hero Award by recognising Givaudan for its commitment to forest conservation, particularly in protecting natural resources and empowering local communities.
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.
06 May 2019 - 08:00 CEST | Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Albert Vieille, a French company specialised in natural ingredients used in the fragrance and aromatherapy markets. Givaudan had announced that it had entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the company in December 2018.
29 Apr 2019 - 00:00 CEST | As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of our Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cosmetics business of AMSilk GmbH.
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.
09 Apr 2019 - 06:30 CEST | In the first three months of 2019 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,525 million, an increase of 6.3% on a like-for-like basis, and 16.6% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
03 Apr 2019 - 09:00 CEST | As part of its 2020 digital innovation strategy, Givaudan Fragrances is thrilled to announce the launch of ‘Carto’, our latest intuitive and interactive system that reinvents the way perfumers create.
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).
27 Mar 2019 - 09:30 CET | Givaudan announced today the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Progress Review, which highlights advances made during the first full year of ‘A Sense of Tomorrow’.
21 Mar 2019 - 07:30 CET | As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of our Active Beauty business, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into a long term partnership with Bio FD&C, a South Korean beauty innovation company.
13 Mar 2019 - 10:30 CET | Givaudan and the University of California Riverside strengthen collaboration to further protect one of the world’s most extensive citrus diversity collections for future research, characterisation and citrus flavour inspiration.

2021 UK Pay Gap Report

04 Apr 2022 |

Gender Pay Gap Regulations came into force in the UK in April 2017, requiring all private and voluntary-sector employers with 250 or more employees to publish data on their gender pay gap annually by April. Givaudan UK has published their data on gender pay gap. This report compares the overall company average pay and bonuses for men to the overall company average pay and bonuses for women.

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Givaudan UK Pension Plan Implementation Statement

31 Mar 2022 |

This Statement is prepared by the Trustees of the Givaudan UK Pension Plan to outline  how they have ensured that the policies and objectives set out in their Statement of Investment Principles (“SIP”) have been adhered to over the course of each Plan year. This implementation Statement the Trustees have prepared covers the year ended 31 March 2022.

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2021 Integrated Annual Report Highlights

01 Feb 2022 |

The 2021 In a Nutshell offers an overview of our ESG impacts, key strategic achievements and progress against our purpose targets.

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2021 Integrated Annual Report

28 Jan 2022 |

This integrated report presents Givaudan’s economic, environmental and social performance in 2021, reporting our sustainable value creation for all our stakeholders.

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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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2021 Financial Summary

28 Jan 2022 |

A financial summary of our 2021 Full year results.

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2021 GRI Sustainability Report

28 Jan 2022 |

This sustainability report documents our corporate social responsibility actions and results in 2021 using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to report on our non-financial and sustainability-related performance through the ESG lens.

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2021 Governance, Compensation and Financial Report

28 Jan 2022 |

This report offers full details of our governance and compensation policies and a detailed look at our financial results.

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Givaudan Water Policy

23 Dec 2021 |

Our Givaudan Water Policy emphasises our commitment to water stewardship. As an industry leader with 250 years of heritage, we take our responsibility seriously and strive to drive a positive impact in watersheds where we source and operate. The policy therefore focuses on where and what matters most. 

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2021 Half Year Report

22 Jul 2021 |

Givaudan’s Half Year Report for 2021. Good business momentum - Strong Financial performance. Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 3,373 million, an increase of 7.9% on a like-for-like basis and 4.7% in Swiss francs.

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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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Responsible Sourcing Policy

22 Apr 2021 |

Givaudan is committed to sourcing all materials and services in a way that protects people and the environment by 2030. As an industry leader with 250 years of heritage, we work in partnership with producers and suppliers to transform the way we source and create new value to be shared by all.

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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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2020 UK Pay Gap Report

26 Mar 2021 |

Gender Pay Gap Regulations came into force in the UK in April 2017, requiring all private and voluntary-sector employers with 250 or more employees to publish data on their gender pay gap annually by April. Givaudan UK has published their data on gender pay gap. This report compares the overall company average pay and bonuses for men to the overall company average pay and bonuses for women.

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2021 Givaudan UK Pension Plan Statement of Investment Principles

25 Feb 2021 |

This document constitutes the Statement of Investment Principles applicable to the DB section and the AVC arrangements of the Givaudan UK Pension Plan.

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2020 Integrated Annual Report

29 Jan 2021 |

This integrated report presents Givaudan’s economic, environmental and social performance in 2020, reporting our sustainable value creation for all our stakeholders.

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2020 GRI Sustainability Report

29 Jan 2021 |

This report documents our corporate social responsibility actions and results in 2020 using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to report on our non-financial and sustainability-related performance.

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2020 Governance, Compensation and Financial Report

29 Jan 2021 |

This report offers full details of our governance and compensation policies and a detailed look at our financials.

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(2008.19 kb)

2020 Integrated Annual Report Highlights

29 Jan 2021 |

A summary of our economic, environmental and social performance in 2020 with stories highlighting achievements against our purpose ambitions.

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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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2020 Financial Summary

29 Jan 2021 |

A financial summary of our 2020 Full year results.

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Givaudan Human Rights Policy

22 Jan 2021 |

Givaudan has made an explicit commitment to respect human rights, including labour rights, as outlined in our Group-wide Principles of Conduct and in accordance with the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights. Respect for human rights is an essential guide to the right way of doing business and to living our purpose. A commitment to high ethical standards, as well as transparency and honesty in our dealings with employees, customers, suppliers and the communities where we operate, enables us to be a responsible corporate citizen. 

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