USA: Supporting adults with autism
In New Jersey (USA), to support the development and autonomy in daily lives of adults living with autism, we financed the construction of a new kitchen in a centre that provides housing, employment, and social services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
USA: Community garden for people in need
In the USA, near Chicago, motivated Naturex volunteers plant, maintain and harvest various types of vegetables on a garden directly located at their site’s entrance.
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.
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.
GivFoundation_Gardens 2020.pdf Gardens, senses and hope September 2020 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
Egypt: Environmentally responsible agricultural practices in jasmine fields
Helping farmers find sustainable ways of protecting one of the most precious flowers in perfumery.
Vanilla Village Developpement May2020 news.pdf
Vanilla Village Developpement May2020 news.pdf Giv_letterA Gi v audan Foundation- Chemin de la Parfumerie 5- 1214 Vernier- Switzerland- T +41 22 781 9111- www.givau dan-fou ndation.org Village development programme in Madagascar for vanilla farming communities Vanilla is an iconic spice sourced in
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.
Comoros: Empowering ylang ylang pickers
Improving the livelihood of women and their families through literacy and entrepreneurship training.
Singapore: Workplace adaptations for visually impaired sensory analysts
The Givaudan Foundation partnered with enthusiastic volunteers from Givaudan Singapore to carry out workplace adaptations that supports the inclusion of disabled people.
GIV_Foundation_RapportAnnuel_2019_FR.pdf Rapport d’activité 2019 Les arômes et les parfums uniques à Givaudan s’inspirent de la nature. La réussite de l’Entreprise repose sur les personnes qui produisent les précieux ingrédients naturels à partir desquels ses créations sont
Brazil: Social centre for acerola producing communities
Increase access to education in the Acerola producing communities of northern Brazil through the construction of a social centre.
Italy: Community garden for disabled people
Gardening activities as a mean of integrating people with disabilities into the professional world.
Thailand: Smelling courses for visually impaired
Smelling Learning course for visually impaired in Thailand to “open up one’s nose” and make every breath a learning experience.
Nigeria: social and professional inclusion of visually impaired people
Providing access to an equal-opportunity education and professional life for visually impaired people.