THE WHAT? Firmenich has announced that it has achieved its goal to power its global operations entirely with renewable electricity. An industry first, the group’s transition to green power is supported by RE100.
THE DETAILS The flavor and fragrance manufacturer reached its target ahead of schedule in all markets, in accordance with RE100 strict technical criteria.
“I am proud that Firmenich is the first in our industry to ensure that all our operations worldwide are powered by 100 percent renewable electricity,” said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO Firmenich. “Present in more than 100 markets, with 39 plants worldwide, we are always open to sharing best practice on how ambitious, science-based targets can drive real progress against climate change.”
THE WHY? The move to 100 percent renewables supports the Group’s science-based targets aligned with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5˚C. Firmenich is one of the founding members of the Business Ambition for 1.5C, a coalition of companies committed to a net-zero carbon future by 2050.