NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2015--
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), a leading global
creator of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, today announced
that it has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED) Silver certification for its new flavors creative center in
“Sustainability is an integral part of our business strategy and the
construction of this creative center gave us the opportunity to design
the facility with a heightened focus on sustainable building practices,”
said Andreas Fibig, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are very
pleased with the outcome and value the recognition from the United
States Green Building Council with its LEED Silver certification, which
has global recognition and validates our commitment to sustainability.
We now have the in-house experience and a new standard for future
building development at IFF.”
In November 2014, IFF opened its new 1,500 m2
state-of-the-art creative center in Jakarta that primarily supports
customers in Indonesia, where IFF has had a presence for about 60 years.
In keeping with IFF’s commitment to reduce its impact on the environment
across geographies, the new building incorporates advanced
sustainability principles. LEED certification is broad in scope and
acknowledges a facility’s water and energy efficiency, use of materials
and resources, innovation in design, and indoor air quality.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) is a leading global
creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer
products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine
fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as
beverages, sweet goods and food products. The Company leverages its
competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development,
creative expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with
innovative and differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500
Index, IFF has more than 6,200 employees working in 32 countries
worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.iff.com.
Source: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
VP, Global Corporate Communications