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Givaudan’s Vernier Site certified ISO 14001

Geneva, 4 December 2001 - Givaudan’s largest production site and headquarters, Vernier (Geneva, Switzerland), has successfully passed the required audits and has received the ISO 14001 certification for environmental management.

ISO 14001 is an international standard for environmental management. It certifies excellence in managing processes impacting the environment and approves that the company’s activities are in line with legal requirements and its own policies.

Vernier is the first Givaudan site and one of the first of the fragrance and flavour industry world-wide to receive this certification. The certification is the official recognition of years of efforts, sound business practices and investments to control environmental impacts by reducing solvent usage, waste generation, emissions into the atmosphere and into the water. It demonstrates to customers, local authorities, share- and stakeholders that we are seriously committed to control the impact of our industrial activities on the environment.



For further information please contact:
Peter Wullschleger, Givaudan Media Relations
5, chemin de la Parfumerie, CH-1214 Vernier
T +41 22 780 90 93, F +41 22 780 90 90
E-mail: peter_b.wullschleger@givaudan.com

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