Firmenich

70 W. Michigan Avenue, Calhoun, MI 49017

Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavor business. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, it has created many of the world’s best-known perfumes and flavors that billions of consumers enjoy each day. Its passion for smell and taste is at the heart of its success. It is renowned for its world-class research and creativity, as well as its thought leadership in sustainability and exceptional understanding of consumer trends. Each year, it invests 10% of its turnover in R&D, reflecting its continuous desire to understand, share and sublimate the best that nature has to offer. Present across 100+ Markets, with 8000+ employees, Firmenich offers equal opportunities to all its colleagues as a globally-certified Gender Equality Employer.

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3.4

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Industry

Consumer Products

Category

Chemical Manufacturing

ESG/Ethical Impact

Firmenich brings together 11,000 pas- sionate people who believe that fra- grance and taste can change the world for the better. We are the largest private- ly-owned fragrance & taste company in the world, specializing in perfumes, taste, and ingredients. Backed by a 127-year heritage of purpose-led scientific discov- ery and world-class creativity, we create emotions through the sense of taste and smell. Firmenich offers its customers a broad and high-quality palette of ingredi- ents manufactured by sustainable routes such as biotechnology, proprietary deliv- ery system and added benefits technolo- gies, and superior innovation in creation enabled by sensory science and digital tools. The Group operates 46 manufacturing plants and six R&D centers around the world and is present in more than 100 markets. We reach over 4 billion con- sumers several times a day, from their shampoo and breakfast cereals in the morning, through their home care prod- ucts, to their fine fragrances when they go out in the evening. As the initial foundation of our lasting success, our Perfumery and Ingredients business has built the richest portfolio of naturals, synthetics, biotech, biodegrad- able and renewable ingredients and a track record of innovation. Firmenich is reinventing consumer and fine fragrance in the era of Positive Perfumery with a leading palette of sustainable ingredients and solutions, combining the creativity of award-winning perfumers with the power of AI. Through our Taste & Beyond business we create flavorful experiences for the world’s favorite household brands. Firmenich is accelerating diet trans- formation, helping to create healthier, great-tasting, affordable food and bever- ages with more natural and sustainable ingredients to enhance well-being. Today, our global Research & Develop- ment capability places us at the cutting edge of innovation, driving discovery for wellness, digital transformation, the cir- cular economy, and harnessing natural solutions for sustainability.

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Awards Received

2023

Revenues

$4,700,000,000.00

Website Traffic

Employee Rating

3.8

Customer Rating

4.1

Company Size

10000+

ESG Risk Rating

4

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