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Partnering for sustainable success

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

Making Latin America a healthier place to eat, drink and live

A recent symposium held in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico is the third of its kind, helping our customers to align with government policies in the region to bring about healthier lifestyles.

Once-in-a decade Super Bloom

Wild and wonderful floral phenomenon inspires epic field trip into the California desert.

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.

Adventure and exploration around the globe

From the 1700s, when tall ships carried perfumes and oils across the oceans, to the 1930s and 40s, when famed researcher Ernest Guenther travelled the world in search of the best sources of essential oils, adventure and exploration has been deep in Givaudan’s roots.

Making a positive difference by renewed eco-efficiency commitments

We have been tackling our eco-efficiency targets to limit the impact of our activities on the environment for some time, and now we are setting more ambitious goals for 2020.