Firmenich launched its eighth annual independently validated Sustainability Report, which showed improvement in its safety performance by 33%, its global product quality by 17% and improved performance in seven of its eight environmental indicators.
The results are based on the last 12 months of its fiscal year. To view the entire report, click here.
At the World Corporate Social Responsibility Congress in Mumbai India, Firmenich received the Sustainability Leadership Award for “Best Project Collaboration” for its "Base of the Pyramid" work in India. In Haiti, the company’s work in supporting vetiver farmers advanced when it officially opened a school for over 500 children in the village of Débouchette.
The Firmenich Group continued to invest approximately 10% of its annual turnover in innovation, including new ingredients and the continuous improvement of production processes. Firmenich also filed 30 new patent applications during the year.