April 2016

Sustainability April 6, 2016

DQS successfully concludes Assurance Review of Symrise Sustainability Report

For the second year in a row Symrise has engaged DQS to provide third party assurance over its sustainability report. After a thorough evaluation of the report, the assessors have come to the conclusion that the Symrise Sustainability Report is a credible and material representation of the Symrise sustainability record.

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May 2016

Sustainability May 2, 2016

Sustainability Requires Transparency: Symrise Reports According to Global Reporting Initiative Standards

— Symrise’s Sustainability Report independently verified and confirmed by DQS CFS GmbH – German Association for Sustainability

— Stakeholders can find details on Symrise’s sustainability efforts on the web


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July 2016

Sustainability July 11, 2016

Notable Sustainability: Symrise Receives Two “German Awards for Excellence” for Sustainability Management

— DQS recognizes German companies with sustainability Awards

— Symrise impresses with responsible sourcing management and its own ecoscorecard


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August 2016

Scent and Care | Sustainability August 9, 2016

Symrise Sources Cosmetic Ingredients and Fragrances from the Amazon Certified Sustainably

— Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) certifies Symrise Amazon

— Fair, ethical, ecological – fruits and seeds from 14 local grower communities

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Scent and Care | Sustainability August 17, 2016

Welcome to the World of Vanilla: Symrise Launches Vanilla Website

— Official launch of vanilla.symrise.com

— Fascinating journey through the world of vanilla

— Demonstrates Symrise’s multi-faceted commitment to Sustainability

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September 2016

Financial | Sustainability September 14, 2016

Symrise: Notable Sustainability

— Sustainability rating agency EcoVadis awards Symrise gold status for its corporate social responsibility

— Systematic valuation of sustainability with regard to the environment, social aspects, ethics and sourcing management

— Reference portal for strategically important customers and partners


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October 2016

Sustainability October 17, 2016

Symrise Nominated as Germany’s Most Sustainable Large Corporation 2016

— Pioneer in resource protection and biodiversity conservation

— Effective sustainability management

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Sustainability October 25, 2016

Carbon Disclosure Project 2016 – Symrise in the Climate A List Yet Again

— Symrise leads the energy and materials sector and the MDAX stock index.

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November 2016

Sustainability November 23, 2016

Symrise, Unilever and GIZ join forces with Save the Children

— to support vanilla farming communities in Madagascar

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Sustainability November 28, 2016

Symrise on Top in 2016 German Sustainability Awards

— The global manufacturer of fragrances and flavors based in Lower Saxony is one of the five most sustainable large corporations in Germany

— Symrise stands out thanks to its systematic sustainability management and measures to preserve biodiversity

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