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Founded in 1895 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, Firmenich is one of the world’s largest privately owned fragrance and taste companies. It is present across more than 100 markets and operates 83 affiliates worldwide, including 46 manufacturing plants and six research and development centres. In 2023, Firmenich completed its merger with DSM to establish DSM-Firmenich AG as a leading partner in nutrition, health and beauty.

Ranking position
#15 /380
Total score
37.0 /100
Industry Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #6
Food and agriculture #14
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 41.3 /100 #53

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 27.3 /100 #21

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 50.5 /100 #13
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Satigny, Switzerland
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 4,971,263,158
Ownership structure

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

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