Sustainability for the senses: Givaudan joins WBCSD

Today, Givaudan joins 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The Swiss company holds approximately 25% of the global market share in the flavors and fragrances industry. Givaudan is deeply committed to sustainability as evidenced in its responsible sourcing, innovation, and business strategies.

Published: Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Type: News

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Geneva, 18 January 2017:  Givaudan’s CEO, Gilles Andrier said, “Givaudan is proud to join WBCSD, a key global platform whose sustainability objectives are closely aligned with our 2020 strategy of ‘responsible growth, shared success.’ By working together with our customers and partners, I believe we can make a valuable contribution to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.”

Peter Bakker, President and CEO at WBCSD welcomes the partnership as well. “We are pleased to welcome Givaudan to WBCSD. As one of the largest flavors and fragrance companies in the world, Givaudan has an important opportunity to influence sustainability in a meaningful way. We look forward to working together and to welcoming sustainable innovation in the field of flavors and fragrances.”

Givaudan has 94 locations worldwide,  5 production sites, over 9,500 employees and holds approximately 25% of market share in the flavors and fragrances industry.