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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
#34 /380
Total score
31.0 /100
Industry Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #11
Food and agriculture #31
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 35.0 /100 #98

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 27.0 /100 #22

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 35.5 /100 #47
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Heerlen, Netherlands
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 8,831,578,947
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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