June 27, 2017

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

Rating agency Vigeo Eiris named Symrise, the fragrance and flavoring manufacturer based in Holzminden, one of the 120 leading companies in the eurozone with outstanding corporate responsibility due to its focus on... more »

June 09, 2017

EcoVadis’ Again Assigns Gold Status to Symrise for Sustainability Management

For the third time in a row, the sustainability rating agency EcoVadis has awarded the fragrance and flavor manufacturer Symrise the gold status for outstanding sustainability management. In terms of ecological, social... more »

May 18, 2017

German Awards for Excellence: Symrise Recognized for Exemplary Sustainability

As part of the DQS Sustainability Conference held in Düsseldorf on Wednesday night, the fragrance and flavoring manufacturer Symrise was recognized with the German Award for Excellence for international social... more »

Case Studies


Lavandin is an important raw material for our fragrances. Symrise supports the French institute CRIEPPAM in its efforts to develop a machine that harvests only the heads of the lavender plant, thus reducing the resources... more »

Symrise Vanilla Farmers Certified

80 % of the world’s vanilla comes from Madagascar, where Symrise has a local presence as a leader in sustainable vanilla cultivation. So far, 2457 farmers have been certified by the Rainforest Alliance, which represents... more »

Donating Clothes in India

The donation drive at the Symrise site in Chennai, India, in March 2015 was a complete success: In total, 14 boxes of clothing and two boxes of children’s toys were collected and presented to the UDAVI Society. The... more »

Biomass Boiler: The Environmentally Friendly Energy Source

A biomass boiler was put into operation at the Diana Food site in Antrain, France, on June 9, 2015. A thermal power station, it burns biomass (wood pellets) and propane gas in a steam boiler. Generating energy this way... more »

Madagascar - our sustainable engagement

Stakeholder Voices


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If you have any questions, suggestions or comments to make about our sustainability efforts, we are at your service.

Friedrich-Wilhelm Micus
Sustainability Communications

Tel.: + 49 (0)5531-90-13 63
E-Mail: friedrich-wilhelm.micus(at)symrise.com