NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, today announced that Chairman and CEO Andreas Fibig was elected to the Executive Committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment.
“I am extremely proud and excited to be elected to the WBCSD’s Executive Committee,” said Mr. Fibig. “This is an opportunity to work with influential leaders to make positive, lasting changes in society. I have often said that when it comes to sustainability, we will not accept the status quo. IFF’s participation in this organization is another way we can help leave the world a better place for generations to come.”
Paul Polman, Chairman of the WBCSD and CEO of Unilever, said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome seven new colleagues to the WBCSD Executive Committee. Andreas, Daniel, Harry, Magdi, Pravin, Remi and Svein bring significant distinguished international business experience to the mission, vision and strategy of WBCSD. Collectively they share a strong commitment to sustainability and to the belief that business must work together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world as quickly as possible.”
Peter Bakker, President and CEO of WBCSD said: “I am delighted that our new members have agreed to join the WBCSD Executive Committee. Their extensive cross-sectoral experience will be valuable in helping WBCSD in its key objective of transforming the primary economic systems across Energy, Food & Land, Cities and Mobility, and the finance sector through our pioneering Redefining Value programs. I look forward to working closely with each of them as we take further steps to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.”
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF) is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?”. That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique products that consumers taste, smell, or feel in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages. Our 6,700 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated offerings for consumer products. Learn more at www.iff.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.