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It’s time to get rid of the sustainability script. For too long, companies have relied on flowery promises and picture-perfect manifestos to prove their commitment to change. It sounds great—but taking action has to be more than a tab on a website.

We’re far from perfect, but we’re committed to making real progress happen at every opportunity.

In 2019, backed by our sustainability-aligned purpose and Vision 2021 business strategy, IFF was recognized for our commitments to sustainability leadership:

  • CDP A list for climate change for the fifth consecutive year
  • CDP A list for water security for the second consecutive year
  • Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in America List for the third consecutive year
  • Euronext Vigeo’s World 120 Index for environmental, social and governance performance
  • Named to the FTSE4Good Index series
  • Among CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens
  • 2019 Industry Mover award from SAM, a subsidiary of RobecoSAM
  • Among 2019 Noteworthy companies by DiversityInc
  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by Human Rights Campaign following perfect score on 2019 Corporate Equality Index
  • Earned Economic Dividends for Gender Equality certification for U.S. business
  • Signed the U.N. Global LGBTI Standards of Conduct for Business and the U.N. Women’s Empowerment Principles
  • Signed the U.N. Business Ambition for 1.5°C: Our Only Future pledge

Download our 2019 sustainability report and follow #DoMoreGoodxIFF to learn more.

Download the 2019 report

Environmental Footprint
Responsible Sourcing
Sustainable Innovation
People & Communities

Sustainability Snapshot

Innovation with Impact

We aren’t just dreaming of a better world at IFF, we’re making it happen by bringing sustainably-focused innovation, creativity and ingenuity to everything we do

Collaborating with Henry Rose

Yellowstone Living Florals Collection

Upcycled Orange

2025 Sustainability Goals

2025 Sustainability Goals

After surpassing our 2020 environmental several years early, we knew it was time to raise the stakes. Watch our video to learn more about the goals we’re pursuing for 2025 and beyond through our EcoEffective+ initiative.