January 2017

Sustainability 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...

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February 2017

Sustainability February 7, 2017

Symrise Signs United Nations “Business and Biodiversity Pledge”

— Holzminden-based fragrance manufacturer becomes ambassador for global biodiversity protection

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March 2017

Sustainability March 6, 2017

Excellent Sustainability: Symrise Earns Outstanding Ratings in CDP Ranking

— Impressive sustainability reporting in the areas Forest and Water

— Leadership ratings in all three CDP programs, thus a leader in the industry

— Sole company in the F&F industry with reports on all three CDP programs

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Financial | Sustainability March 10, 2017

Once Again, Symrise Earns Good Rating in British Sustainability Index FTSE4Good

— Particularly high score in the ranking for climate change, among other areas

— Impressive sustainability management and outstanding governance

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Sustainability March 27, 2017

Symrise AG joins “Biodiversity in Good Company” Initiative

— Signing of “Leadership Declaration” of the company network

— Association of pioneering companies from different sectors

— Commitment to the protection and sustainable use of biological diversity

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Sustainability March 28, 2017

Symrise supports Madagascar cyclone victims

— Cyclone Enawo strikes Sava region in northern Madagascar

— Extensive damage to homes and infrastructure

— Symrise employees and farmers unharmed, production facilities and warehouses intact

— Financial and on-site support of the farmers and their families in the region

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Sustainability March 31, 2017

Sustainable Delight: Initiative for Vanilla Farmers Makes Final Round of GreenTec Awards

— “Vanilla – fair and sustainable”, a cooperation between Symrise, Unilever, GIZ and “Save the Children”, among the top 3 finalists in the Sustainable Development category

— Project promotes better living conditions and more sustainable farming methods for 50,000 people from grower communities in Madagascar

— Winners to be announced in May

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April 2017

Corporate | Sustainability April 7, 2017

Goodman and Symrise Celebrate Topping Out of 12,700 m2 Logistics Center at the Port of Hamburg

Goodman, a globally leading owner, developer and manager of logistics properties, and its customer, Symrise, have celebrated the topping out of a new 12,700 m2 logistics center in the Altenwerder freight village at the Port of Hamburg. About 80 guests attended the ceremony, including representatives of the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA). Symrise, a provider of...

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Sustainability April 10, 2017

Scentsational sustainability: Symrise AG joins WBCSD

Geneva, 10 April 2017:Symrise AG has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, cosmetic base materials and substances as well as functional ingredients.

WBCSD is proud to welcome global flavor and fragrance supplier...

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Sustainability April 28, 2017

Symrise: Successful Sustainability Record

— Sustainable added value anchored in corporate strategy

— Ecological and social conditions accounted for

— Ambitious sustainability agenda & objectives defined


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May 2017

Sustainability May 18, 2017

German Awards for Excellence: Symrise Recognized for Exemplary Sustainability

— Awards for sustainability management presented in Düsseldorf

— Symrise honored for its international social commitment

— Audience award for sustainability short film

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June 2017

Financial | Sustainability June 9, 2017

EcoVadis’ Again Assigns Gold Status to Symrise for Sustainability Management

— Symrise among the top three percent of all rated companies

— Company awarded gold status for third time for its corporate social responsibility

— Top marks in environment and procurement

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Sustainability June 27, 2017

Euronext Vigeo Index Names Symrise One of the 120 Most Exemplary Companies in the Eurozone

— Top scores in corporate governance and commitment to social and environmental issues

— 330 indicators successfully fulfilled

— Efficient, resource-conserving production processes also ensure the health and well-being of future generations


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July 2017

Nutrition | Sustainability July 6, 2017

Symrise Climate Strategy Approved by “Science Based Targets initiative”

— International fragrance and flavoring manufacturer achieves climate goals it has set itself quicker than expected

— Symrise aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 17.5 percent by 2030

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September 2017

Sustainability September 1, 2017

Symrise Again Certified as a “Green Company”

— Symrise fulfills all requirements for “Green Company” seal

— Effective management to reduce environmental risks recognized in particular

— Environmental performance up since first certification in 2013

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October 2017

Sustainability October 24, 2017

Climate, Water and Forests: Symrise Again Among Global Leaders in CDP Ranking

— Leadership Rating in all CDP programs

— “Sustainable management is the key to success”

— Symrise AG among the world’s 25 leading CDP reporting companies

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November 2017

Sustainability November 20, 2017

Presentations on Sustainability and Naturalness at the Food Ingredients Europe Trade Show

— Four presentations on sustainable flavor extraction held by renowned experts

— Expertise in naturalness expanded by the synergy of the Flavor and Diana divisions


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December 2017

Sustainability December 8, 2017

Sustainable Cosmetics From the Rainforest

— Symrise champions biodiversity in the Amazon region

— Development aid project improves the value chain for farmers

— Research into raw materials from the region for scent and care products

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