Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Givaudan doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Givaudan has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest a stronger commitment to reducing carbon emissions and improving environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Givaudan is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Givaudan, located in Switzerland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating a greener operational environment. This reflects positively on the company’s sustainability efforts due to the lower carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 19.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1895 and headquartered in Vernier, Switzerland, Givaudan is a titan in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in the creation of flavours and fragrances. As a global leader, the company partners with entities in the food, beverage, consumer product, and fragrance industries to develop products that captivate consumers around the world. With a robust sales figure of CHF 4.7 billion in 2016, Givaudan operates with over 10,400 employees across more than 98 locations globally.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Givaudan

Givaudan should enhance their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, Givaudan has set science-based climate action targets

Givaudan has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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