Celebrating 10 years: Testimonials from our volunteers
We invite you to witness the impact of 1,900 dedicated Givaudan employees who have positively influenced the communities around them, initiating projects that have improved and in some cases transformed the lives of more than 111,000 people.> read moreabout Celebrating 10 years: Testimonials from our volunteers
Celebrating 10 years: Testimonials from project partners
We invite you to hear directly from our local partners, who share our collective efforts to improve the lives of natural ingredients producing communities.> read moreabout Celebrating 10 years: Testimonials from project partners
10 years of the Givaudan Foundation: An ‘Oasis of Aroma’ in Nigeria
In the heart of Lagos, Nigeria, in collaboration with enthusiastic Givaudan volunteers and a dedicated partner organisation, we embarked on a mission to equip visually impaired individuals with the skills needed to create and market fragrance products such as soaps or room perfumes
Celebrating 10 years: Testimonials from our projects' beneficiaries
Click on the link to watch video testimonials from our beneficiaries and discover how we are shaping a more promising future for over 340,000 people.> read moreabout Celebrating 10 years: Testimonials from our projects' beneficiaries
Celebrating 10 years caring for communities and nature
As we celebrate a decade of commitment, we supported over 100 projects across 30 countries, making a positive difference in the lives of more than 300,000 individuals. This has been made possible through valuable collaborations with more than 100 partner organisations and the dedication of over 1,900 committed Givaudan volunteers. Read the full story now !
Givaudan and the Givaudan Foundation achieve sustainable jasmine training programme in Egypt
An initiative with a unique approach to help farmers find more sustainable ways of protecting one of the most precious and iconic flowers in perfumery. Click on the link to read about the positive results of this project in Egypt.
Education, a tool for the sustainable development of children, youth and adults
Read about four different education initiatives we support, both in communities where Givaudan sources natural ingredients and in communities where Givaudan employees work.
Women entrepreneurs drive their communities forward - with support from the Givaudan Foundation
The women collecting the ylang-ylang flowers play a key role in producing its precious oil. But this activity is restricted to a few months per year and other employment options are limited. In contrast, there are many business opportunities in the agricultural and village context. This article highlights how the Givaudan Foundation supports women picking ylang-ylang flowers to learn the skills to succeed as entrepreneurs in Moheli, Comoros Islands.
A neighbourhood food bank for people in need in the United Kingdom
Supported by the Givaudan Foundation, a group of Givaudan Milton Keynes employees (United Kingdom) conducted an initiative to provide nutritionally balanced meals to people attending a local food bank. Read our interview with Caroline, member of the Givaudan “Food bank – Meal buddy” team to learn more about this project.
The inspiring story behind Givaudan's initiative to reinforce its commitment towards the communities in which it operates
A video conversation between André Hoffmann, President of the Givaudan Foundation and Laetitia Vuillemenot, Operations Manager about the inspiring story behind Givaudan's initiative to reinforce its commitment towards the communities in which it operates. Click on the link below to watch the video.> read moreabout The inspiring story behind Givaudan's initiative to reinforce its commitment towards the communities in which it operates
Gardens, senses and hope
At the Givaudan Foundation, we strongly value initiatives that not only provide new learning opportunities, but that also contribute to improving health or help to restore the environment. For these reasons and since its creation, we have been supporting various gardening initiatives across the globe. Read our articles to get more ingishts about all our gardening initiatives.
Vanilla village development: a programme for healthier vanilla farming communities
Vanilla is an iconic spice sourced in Madagascar where it is grown mostly by smallholder farmers, many of which live in the island’s Sava region. Here, the Givaudan Foundation has been supporting 32 villages of vanilla producers since 2014 with projects benefitting up to 17,000 villagers. In this article we highlight some initiatives that aim to increase food security and access to education in vanilla producing communities.
Givaudan Foundation enables Givaudan employees in South Africa to host blindness workshop “Journey through the senses”
Givaudan Foundation decided to support an initiative from Givaudan South Africa employees. It consists of workshops designed by Givaudan volunteers and centered on particular themes unique to world of Fragrance & Flavours. Read our article to get more insights about this initiative.
Health and Nutrition project in Colombia - an initiative led by volunteer Givaudan employees
A family programme to promote better alimentary and health practices in daily life for small children and families. Read our interview with Diana, member of the project team to know more about the initiative.
Givaudan and the Givaudan Foundation receive Conservation International’s Hero Award for Tonka Bean programme in Venezuela
Givaudan and the Givaudan Foundation receive Conservation International’s Hero Award for Tonka Bean programme in Venezuela where the aim of the project is to empower local communities to conserve 150,000 hectares of forests in the Caura Basin.