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DSM is a globally active science-based company, with business activities across three operating segments: Animal Nutrition & Health, Health, Nutrition & Care, and Food & Beverage. Through these segments, DSM provides speciality ingredient solutions to sectors including food and beverage, nutrition, animal feed and personal care, with a portfolio of ingredients that includes vitamins, minerals, biotics, enzymes and yeasts, among others. Founded as a mining company in the Dutch province of Limburg in 1902, DSM has since expanded significantly, with recent acquisitions including Prodap, a leading animal nutrition and technology company in Brazil, and Vestkorn, a leading European producer of ingredients from peas and beans. It finalized its merger with Firmenich in 2023, forming a new company, DSM-Firmenich.

Ranking position
#8 /350
Total score
46.2 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 35.0 /100 #72


#1 34.2 /100 #54


#1 68.9 /100 #2

Social inclusion

#1 39.2 /100 #45
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Heerlen, Netherlands
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

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