January 2017

January 27, 2017

Greentec Awards 2017: Symrise, GIZ, Unilever & Save the Children among the top 10 finalists

Symrise has applied for the Greentec Awards 2017. With its partnership with “Save the Children” and its commitment on Madagascar, the company has reached the round of the top 10 applicants within the category “Sustainable Development”. Symrise has started this partnership together with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Unilever. The online voting now decides whether the project becomes one of the three finalists within its category. You may vote here: http://abstimmung.greentec-awards.com/

With this partnership, Symrise, Unilever, and Deutsche Gesellschaft fürInternationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH want to help improve the livelihoods of vanilla farming communities in the Sava region, Madagascar. The development partnership is partly financed through the develoPPP.de programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

About Greentec Awards

For the tenth time, the GreenTec Awards look for the best green innovation within environmental protection and sustainability. Applicants come from 18 countries, among them Canada, India, Chile, Peru and the Maledives. The jury comprises representatives from business, politics and the media to cover all areas relevant to society. On February 22, 2017, the jury assembles for a last confidential meeting to determine the winners for all categories. (Source: www.greentec-awards.com).


About Symrise

Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavors, cosmetic active ingredients and raw materials as well as functional ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical industry and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.

Its sales of more than €2.6 billion in 2015 place Symrise as one of the global leading companies in the flavors and fragrances market. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented in over 40 countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an indispensable part of everyday life. Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process. Symrise thus takes sustainability into account in every part of its corporate strategy. The company was awarded the German Sustainability Award in 2012. In 2013, Symrise was certified as a “Green Company” by DQS. symrise, always inspiring more...


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