Firmenich VP gets sustainability recognition

30 Sep 2015

Firmenich has announced that Dr. Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat, Vice President Sustainability Partnerships at Firmenich, has received this year’s Ethical Corporation’s “Head of Sustainability of the Year” award at its annual Responsible Business Awards ceremony in London. “Firmenich has a 120 year heritage of leading its business responsibly and with the highest ethical standards,” said Firmenich CEO […]

Firmenich VP gets sustainability recognition

148650808laurel_awardFirmenich has announced that Dr. Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat, Vice President Sustainability Partnerships at Firmenich, has received this year’s Ethical Corporation’s “Head of Sustainability of the Year” award at its annual Responsible Business Awards ceremony in London.

“Firmenich has a 120 year heritage of leading its business responsibly and with the highest ethical standards,” said Firmenich CEO Gilbert Ghostine. “Bérangère’s unwavering commitment to sustainability has touched the lives of countless people around the world. She deserves this honour and we are very proud of her.”

“Firmenich is a family-owned company with strong values and publically committed to sustainable development for more than 25 years”, added David Shipman, Group Vice President, Corporate Compliance and Sustainability. “The company has been a thought leader in all pillars of sustainability, not only reducing its environmental footprint but also generating positive social impact in areas ranging from hygiene and sanitation to health and nutrition.”

“I truly believe in inclusive growth; in embedding sustainability into a company’s core business,” said Magarinos-Ruchat. “Throughout my career, I have worked with public and private organizations who understand that sustainability is not a trend, but a way to do business with a long-term focus. I am proud to share this award with my 6,500 colleagues, as well as the Firmenich clients who are making a difference in the world every day.”