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Creating for happier, healthier lives with love for nature. Let’s imagine together.

To deliver on this purpose we have set ambitious goals in four areas: Creations, Nature, People and Communities. By living our purpose we will continue to be a successful, sustainable business.

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Gilles Andrier, Chief Executive Officer

“Our purpose is a compass to guide our choices and set strategic goals. It’s a bold ambition to grow our business while becoming climate positive. And because we are Givaudan, it’s also emotional: our minds get it, and our hearts embrace it.”
Gilles Andrier, Chief Executive Officer

Every day, our creations inspire emotions and touch millions of lives. By becoming a purpose-led Company, we can go even further in making our world a happier, healthier place. Together, we have the potential to increase our positive impact on the world by innovating sustainable solutions while showing our love for nature.

Our purpose goals in detail
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Creations
Nature
People
Communities
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That through our creations more people will enjoy happier, healthier lives

Purpose creations

This goal is supported by the ambition to:

By 2030, we will double our business through creations that contribute to happier, healthier lives.

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That we show our love for nature in everything we do

Purpose nature

This goal is supported by the ambition to:

Before 2050, we will be a climate positive business based on scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions according to the greenhouse gas (GHG) protocol.

  

Before 2030,

our operations’ carbon emissions (scope 1+2) will be cut by 70% and our supply chain emissions (scope 3) by 20%.

  

Before 2040,

our operations will be climate positive (scope 1+2) and our supply chain emissions (scope 3) will be cut by 50%.

   

  

Before 2050,

our supply chain will be climate positive (scope 3). We will be a climate positive business (scope 1+2+3).

Before 2030, we will replace single-use plastics with eco-friendly alternatives across our sites and operations.

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That Givaudan is a place where everyone loves to be and grow

Purpose people

This goal is supported by the ambition to:

Before 2030, we will be an even more balanced and inclusive company:

  

Before 2025,

we will be rated among the leading employers for inclusion globally.

  

  

Before 2030,

50% of our senior leaders will be from high growth markets.

  

Before 2030,

50% of our senior leaders will be women.

Before 2025, we will improve how we care for all of our people by:

  

offering everyone on our sites access to mental and physical health initiatives, tools and training

  

  

reducing our total recordable case rate by 50%

  

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That all communities benefit by working with Givaudan

Purpose communities

This goal is supported by the ambition to:

By 2030, we will source all materials and services in a way that protects people and the environment.

By 2030, we will improve the lives of millions of people in communities where we source and operate.

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25/07/2024