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Givaudan Targets Greenhouse Gas With Goals and Initiatives

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Givaudan has announced that its plan to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% between 2015 and 2030. In addition, they have a goal to reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions by 20% over the same period.

Givaudan hopes to accomplish this goal by converting its electricity supply to a fully renewable source by 2025, while also developing reductions projects across its operations. In an attempt to reduce scope 3 GHGs, Givaudan will be working with suppliers to reduce the carbon footprint of services and purchased goods. These efforts are in addition to their existing commitments to reduce water usage and waste generation.

"Givaudan is proud to set ambitious science-based targets that reflect our commitment as an industry leader while continually striving to anticipate the needs of our customers and their consumers,” said Gilles Andrier, CEO Givaudan. “By reducing absolute GHG emissions, we are delivering on our 2015 “Road to Paris” commitment to mitigate climate change and are actively contributing to our customers’ own sustainability targets."