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ESG Report 2021


Read the report to find out how we are advancing our industry-leading environmental and social performance while continuing to improve our results and influence our industry as a privately-held company.


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Our Strategy

Addressing global challenges through Pathways to Positive

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Global action is needed to address climate change. We are acting to minimize our impact on climate and aim to lead our industry towards a carbon neutral future. 





Nature is our inspiration and our driving force. Embracing nature means championing biodiversity all along our supply chain.





People are at the heart of everything we do. We care for people from the farming communities in our supply chain, through our scientists and creators, to our customers and their consumers.



Accelerating our sustainability efforts

Striving for positive change

For decades, we have been creating a positive impact for people, nature, & climate. Through the latest taste solutions and investments in renewable energy, we strive for positive change.


Championing Business for Good

As creators of positive emotions through the senses of taste and smell, we touch over four billion people around the world every day. In doing so, we strive for a positive impact and to advance our vision for a healthy planet and society.

To be a force for good as a responsible company, we focus on three key pillars at the heart of our business. Our sustainable future is shaped by clear and measurable action for people, nature and climate across our value chain. 

As we enter the United Nations Decade of Action, we continue to be guided by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which are embedded in our growth strategy.

Discover our ESG Ambitions 2030

Independent Third Party Ratings of our Performance

Responsible sourcing - Sustainability in perfumery and flavors industry
Stakeholders - Sustainability in perfumery and flavors industry

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