Hungary: Families in need
As part of a partnership with the Red Cross, volunteers from the Givaudan Makó facility help to prepare and provide food packages as well as clothing and other basic supplies for disadvantaged families.
USA: Food packages for vulnerable schoolchildren
A programme to provide ‘food insecure’ children with a backpack of nutritious food to sustain them on weekends when they do not have access to school meals.
Switzerland: Olfaction research to communicate with disabled
A novel research project on olfactory stimulation as a communication tool with disabled children.
France: Communication tools for Louis Braille Museum
Following the suggestion of a Givaudan employee living in Coupvray, the birthplace of Louis Braille, the Givaudan Foundation agreed a partnership with the Louis Braille Museum to develop activities with the objective of increasing public awareness of blindness.
Comoros islands: Natural ylang ylang resources preservation
In order to reduce the impact of ylang ylang distillation on the local ecosystem, the Givaudan Foundation funds a project to help local smallholder distillers with the installation of energy efficient distillation stills and train them in good distillation practices.
Madagascar: Reforestation with clove leaf oil producers
Madagascar is a cradle for clove leaf oil, a key ingredient for flavours and fragrances. As with vanilla, the production of clove leaf oil relies on a loose rural fabric of small producers who live in fragile economies.
Madagascar: Vanilla village development
The Givaudan Foundation aims at improving the livelihood of more than 3,000 farmers in 32 villages through a rural development programme that covers various aspects such as education, food security, health and promotion of alternative revenue generating activities.
France: Research to fight lavender diseases
The culture of lavender and lavandin has been a traditional activity in South-East France for several centuries and is today part of some of the most scenic landscapes of the Provence region. However, this emblematic crop is threatened by disease and pests.
Haiti: Social infrastructures & capacity building for vetiver farmers
Helping improve infrastructure and organisation in a cooperative of vetiver growers in three villages of South Haiti.
Venezuela: Forest conservation with tonka beans collectors
A conservation agreement aimed at improving local livelihoods, protecting the natural resources and the precious tonka trees in the Amazonian forest.A conservation agreement aimed at improving local livelihoods, protecting the natural resources and the precious tonka trees in the Amazonian forest.
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The Givaudan Foundation is principally funded by the Givaudan Group. It supports projects that are within the scope defined by its guidelines and relevant to its areas of focus.
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2016 Annual Report
Since 2013, the Givaudan Foundation has been making a difference in the regions where Givaudan is active through projects that support education, contribute to health and protect the environment.