What we believe

Helping Everyone Belong

We welcome the differences that make you unique. Physical, cultural, lifestyle and workstyle diversity all make Firmenich teams creative powerhouses – ready and able to meet the needs of customers worldwide. 


Recognizing our ever more inclusive culture, we have been an EDGE certified Gender Equality Employer since 2018 and the first company in the world to successfully upgrade to the next level: “Move” status in 2021. As we keep on moving forward, we are going beyond gender, embracing the power of inclusion of minority groups and securing effective representation and engagement of people with different abilities, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds as well as, sexual orientation.



Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Firmenich



Truly diverse & inclusive


We are creating a culture in which everyone can thrive through diversity and inclusion – including you. Our talented workforce reflects the world we live in and the customers and consumers we service.


Gender parity in our Top Executive Team


of our people really feel they belong


of our creators come from a diverse ethnic background


Driving a culture of Belonging is a responsibility of all of us

As colleagues:

We respect the dignity & diversity of all people and create a truly inclusive environment free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.

We manage any unconscious bias that might hinder our ability to be inclusive and collaborative with one another.

As managers :

We are accountable to champion Diversity & Belonging by

  • Ensuring that employment-related decisions are discrimination-free.

  • Mitigating unconscious bias in our People’s development, compensation, and hiring.

  • Securing a safe & inclusive workplace environment reinforcing our values.

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