Our 2030 Sustainability Strategy

Firmenich ESG Ambitions

CARBON NEUTRALITY IN OUR DIRECT OPERATIONS BY 2025
CARBON POSITIVE IN OUR DIRECT OPERATIONS BY 2030

 

As a leading responsible family company, driving an inclusive business model has always been our priority. We set ourselves pioneering 2025 and 2030 ambitions to create value for our stakeholders today and for the generations to come.

 

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sustainability strategy

VISION

 

We commit to

OPERATE

globally with the highest standards of governance, ethics and transparency

DELIVER

100% of our products with a measurable improved social and environmental impact

PROTECT

the environment, biodiversity and people through impactful science and innovation

AMBITION

#1

in Renewable Ingredients

#1

in Conscious Perfumery

#1

in Diet Transformation

TARGETS

Caring about People

Our People Commitments

  • Protect Human Rights
  • No Gender Pay Gap
  • No Ethnic Pay Gap
  • 100% Living Wage
  • Certified ingredients
  • Safety: Total Recordable Case (TRC) rate below 0.20
Embracing nature

Our Nature Commitments

  • Committed to Regenerative Agriculture
  • 70 % Renewable Ingredients
  • 90 % Certified Terpenes & Resins
  • 99% Ultimately or Partially Biodegradable Ingredients in our Fragrance Portfolio
Acting on climate change

Our Climate Commitments

  • Carbon Positive in our Operations
  • Water Neutral in water stressed areas
  • Zero Waste to Landfill
  • 100% Renewable Electricity
  • 100% Plastic Recycled
  • 100% Renewable Fragrances
    (ISO 16128*)

*ISO 16128 provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients

DRIVERS

Impactful Science

Impactful Science

Responsible Sourcing

Responsible Sourcing

Business Ethics

Business Ethics

Digital Acceleration

Digital Acceleration

Our Guide

ESG Ambitions 2030

We started our sustainability journey in 1991 with the signature of the International Chamber of commerce first sustainability charter. Our future still depends on our ability to innovate responsibly while building on our timeless values and our legacy of sustainability leadership.

 

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ESG Ambitions 2030

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