NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IFF (NYSE:IFF) has released its 2021 environmental, social and governance plus sustainable solutions (or ESG+) performance report. Published today, “Transforming Our World,” details the Company’s commitment to do more good for people and the planet, aligned with IFF’s purpose—Applying science and creativity for a better world. Centered around the recently launched Do More Good Plan, the report updates progress on legacy IFF targets, looks ahead to even more ambitious 2030 objectives, and aims to address the world’s most pressing sustainable development challenges from IFF’s perspective.
A live webcast to discuss the Company’s Do More Good Plan and goals, 2021 ESG+ results, and 2022 outlook will be held on June 9, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. ET.
“At IFF, we’re taking a holistic approach to creating a better world by leveraging our business, performance and partners,” said Frank Clyburn, IFF CEO. “Since the launch of our first sustainability program in 2010, we’ve made tremendous progress. To continue driving results, we’re challenging our teams to be accountable, to collaborate across divisions, and to execute on our ESG+ strategy.”
“At today’s IFF, we’re taking another bold step, embedding a more comprehensive ESG structure in every part of our business, including the solutions we produce to help our customers reach their own ESG goals,” Mr. Clyburn continued. “Following the merger with DuPont’s Nutrition and Biosciences division, this report showcases our first year of results since launching our Do More Good Plan. We’re proud of the many ways we’re becoming a stronger, more resilient company, as we apply science and creativity for a better world.”
The 2021 ESG+ Report aligns with the Do More Good Plan’s four pillars: Sustainable Solutions, Climate and Planetary Health, Equity and Wellbeing, and Transparency & Accountability.
Examples of 2021 performance highlights and achievements include:
- Recognized for ESG leadership: named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the second consecutive year, received the EcoVadis platinum sustainability rating, and included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index
- Enabled and accelerated the wider adoption of sustainable solutions in the marketplace across divisions, and promoted circular economy growth through IFF products verified as Upcycled Certified™
- Continued commitment to climate action—being one of only 14 companies out of nearly 12,000 assessed—named by CDP as a triple A list company for corporate transparency on climate change, water stewardship and deforestation
- Strengthened commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, honored by the Human Rights Campaign as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the third consecutive year, and named among the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by Disability:IN for the second consecutive year
To read IFF’s 2021 ESG+ Report, click here or visit: https://www.iff.com/responsibilities/strategy-reporting/report-library.
A live webcast to discuss the Company’s Do More Good Plan and goals, 2021 ESG+ metrics and performance results, and 2022 outlook will be held on June 9, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. ET. Mr. Clyburn will be joined by Michael DeVeau, Chief Investor Relations & Communications Officer; Dr. Greg Yep, Chief Research & Development, Global Integrated Solutions and Sustainability Officer; Pete Sommers, Interim Chief Human Resources and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer; and Kip Cleverley, Vice President, Global Sustainability & EHS. The webcast and accompanying slide presentation may be accessed on the Company’s Investor Relations website at ir.iff.com.
Investors and analysts are invited to participate by phone by calling 866-342-8591 from the United States and 203-518-9713 from other locations. The access code for the conference call is IFF0609. A live listen-only webcast will also be available at ir.iff.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a recorded version will be made available on the Company’s website approximately one hour after the event.
Welcome to IFF
At IFF (NYSE: IFF)—an industry leader in food, beverage, scent, health and biosciences—science and creativity meet to create essential solutions for a better world – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves. Together, we will do more good for people and planet. Learn more at iff.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.