Symrise Is the Newest Member of WBCSD

GENEVA, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 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 Symrise as its newest member. Symrise is among the global leaders in the market for flavors and fragrances and is represented in over 40 countries worldwide.

Company Symrise CEO, Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Bertram stated: “In our journey to meet our sustainability targets and developing both our company and the world around them, this collaboration is an important step. We share a commitment to the principles for sustainable development and we are really looking forward to support and inspire the activities of the   WBCSD.”

Peter Bakker, CEO and President of WBCSD said “The commitment of Symrise to sustainability in its business model, in tandem with WBCSD’s network of forward thinking businesses, gives this partnership the potential for real impact. I am particularly excited about working with Symrise on our Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH) program. By committing to sustainability in fragrances and flavorings, Symrise offers true value in our efforts to accelerate transformational change in global agricultural production systems.”

About the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses and partners working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. We help make our member companies more successful and sustainable by focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, the environment and societies.

Our member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than $8.5 trillion and 19 million employees. Our global network of almost 70 national business councils gives our members unparalleled reach across the globe. WBCSD is uniquely positioned to work with member companies along and across value chains to deliver impactful business solutions to the most challenging sustainability issues.

Together, we are the leading voice of business for sustainability: united by our vision of a world where more than 9 billion people are all living well and within the boundaries of our planet, by 2050. http://www.wbcsd.org

Media Contact WBCSD:
Felicity Glennie-Holmes
WBCSD Communications
glennie-holmes@wbcsd.org
+41 22 839 3110

About Symrise
Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, 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 € 2.9 billion in the 2016 fiscal year make Symrise a leading global provider in the flavors and fragrances market. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented in over 40 countries in Europe, Africa, 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 – always inspiring more…Symrise, always inspiring more…
www.symrise.com

Media Contacts Symrise:

Christina Witter
Tel. +49 55 31 90-21 82
E-Mail: christina.witter(at)symrise.com

Friedrich-Wilhelm Micus
Phone: +49 55 31 90-1363
E-mail: friedrich-wilhelm.micus(at)symrise.com

Social Media:

twitter.com/symriseag
linkedin.com/company/Symrise

youtube.com/agsymrise
xing.com/companies/symrise

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