The Givaudan Foundation publishes its 2019 Activity Report

Date 03.24.2020 | Category: News
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The Givaudan Foundation strives to create a positive impact for these people and communities, through better education, healthcare and environmental protection. As their needs evolve and grow, so do the Foundation’s organisation and work. The Foundation’s newly defined purpose ‘We care for communities and nature’, articulates its core principles.


Fully in line with this new purpose, 2019 saw 40 projects supported by the Foundation, distributed in 22 countries across the world and directly benefiting 40,700 people with different activities that have been rolled out. Recent developments include literacy classes for guarana farming communities in Brazil, support from Givaudan employees to provide healthier nutrition for disabled and orphaned children in the United Arab Emirates, as well as school restoration and sensory activities for visually impaired students in South Africa.


In addition, a number of initiatives have been running for several years, such as the natural resources preservation project with clove leaf oil producers in Madagascar that aims to reduce the environmental pressure on local forests. This project already resulted in the plantation of 500,000 trees.


Said André Hoffmann, President of the Board of Trustees of the Givaudan Foundation: “All of our work aligns perfectly with Givaudan’s own recently declared purpose, ‘Creating for happier, healthier lives with love for nature. Let’s imagine together.’ We are proud to play a part in bringing this admirable aspiration to life”


Very much aware that the COVID-19 virus presents challenges to people and organisations around the world, the Foundation will strive to continue supporting communities and to conduct its agreed programme of activities in 2020 to the extent possible.


The Givaudan Foundation is liaising closely with its partner organisations to respond to the challenges of the global pandemic, with the safety and well being of staff and partners as top priority. For more visit

Source: Givaudan Foundation
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