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Responsible sourcing: A progress report

Making progress with our partners in responsible sourcing.

‘P’ is for partnerships – and people

Giving migrant children in Thailand an appreciation of clean teeth and hands is just one way Givaudan employees around the world are reaching out to their communities.

Perceptions of ‘natural’

‘Natural’ means different things to different people. Givaudan’s Consumer Sensory Insights team set out to learn what it means in flavours – and for sustainability.

Cultivating a sense of leadership

Partnering with employees to grow the leaders of tomorrow.

Partnering for sustainable success

Together, we are stronger: some of the ways we work together with our employees, suppliers and customers towards shared success.

Celebrating 70 years: Givaudan’s Perfumery School has the formula for remaining inspired and inventive

Image Almost every morning for seventy years, a handful of students in a school outside Paris have started the day with a rigorous assessment. The eight dedicated students at Givaudan’s Perfumery School all attempt the Jean Carles test each day: to sniff a whiff of a single ingredient and  train

Eco-efficiency: On target for 2020

How does Givaudan operate to achieve its eco-efficiency objectives? Around the world, our operational experts are putting their heads together.

Coming full circle

How a circular economy model in northeast France is sustainably transforming the way we produce active cosmetic ingredients.

Full steam ahead

Reducing our carbon footprint in Mexico: Givaudan’s Pedro Escobedo site has significantly cut carbon emissions by switching from fuel oil to natural gas, and is set to generate its own electricity and steam with cogeneration.

Going green in India

Givaudan’s Green Teams bring passion and enthusiasm to achieve our eco-efficiency targets all over the world, and India is a recent example.

Making every drop count

How to produce the same high-quality ingredients for flavours and fragrances while using less water? A look at some of the innovative ways our sites are making every drop count.

The protein revolution

After water, protein is the most important macro-nutrient on earth for human existence and health. Givaudan is now applying its holistic expertise, and partnering with external experts in this field, to create delicious high protein products that may just change the future food landscape.

Tougher regulations: obligation or opportunity?

An ever-changing regulatory landscape is driving manufacturers to use more environmentally friendly ingredients, by way of changing materials or formulations. The challenge is how to react quickly to these new legislations and how to design replacements – whilst maintaining business as usual for customers.

Early testing for a superior innovation pipeline

Innovations that enable the early testing of molecules have a wide range of benefits for customers, consumers and the environment.

Green chemistry in action

In recent years, the principles of green chemistry, and in particular the emerging field of bioscience research, have been actively applied as a key approach to sustainable innovation at Givaudan.

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