Sharing values

Shared values form the basis for shared goals at Symrise: striving for economic success while actively taking on responsibility for the environment and climate, employees and society. Sustainability is an integral part of our business model. Our long-term value creation benefits all the stakeholders of the company.

Successful companies distinguish themselves through their strong corporate cultures. Symrise is a perfect example of this. Our employees in more than 40 countries around the world share common values as the basis for shared goals. Our values describe our attitude and team spirit we are committed to at Symrise. They explain the manner in which we want to achieve our goals:


The driver innovation with which we bring our claim of “always inspiring more...” to life.


Outstanding performance for customers, consumers and markets.


We are all responsible for the world we live in.


We encourage and challenge our employees, value independent action and consider our employees and their diversity to be the key to our success.


Trust and honesty serve as the foundation of collaboration. This is as true in working with fellow employees as it is with all of our stakeholders.

Added value:

Intelligent additional benefits and integrated services for our customers, attractive and healthy product solutions for consumers and sustainable growth for Symrise.

Symrise is one of the world’s leading suppliers of custom fragrance, taste and nutrition solutions, many with health-promoting or nurturing characteristics. We want to further secure and expand this position by constantly being among the most profitable companies in the industry. Above-average sales growth, steady increases in efficiency, and targeted expansion and optimization of the product portfolio are key levers for achieving this goal.

Symrise assumes responsibility that goes beyond the company itself. It takes its customers and consumers, its employees, society and the environment into consideration. Sustainability is a core component of the business model at Symrise. Our corporate strategy integrates economic ambitions with our four sustainability approaches: footprint, innovation, sourcing and care. This is how we reduce risks, open up our chances for growth and secure the future of our company.

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