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regarding our engagement, progress, solutions and more.

Social responsibility is an integral part of Chr. Hansen’s vision to improve food and health for current and future generations. That is why it is also an integral part of our strategy. Through years of experience in developing microbial solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, we contribute to the availability of safe, healthy, and nutritious solutions for the global consumer.

Acknowledgements of our efforts

During the years we have been recognized internationally for our commitment and impact on the sustainability agenda. For the past five years, Chr. Hansen has been listed on Corporate Knights’ Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, culminating in 2019, when Chr. Hansen ranked no. 1. In 2020, we cemented our position, coming in second on the list, which we also did in 2022. In 2019, we were also included on FORTUNE’s fifth annual “Change the World” list of 52 companies that are doing well by doing good. In November 2019, we received the Golden Peacock Global Award for Sustainability. The Indian award is regarded as a benchmark of excellence worldwide. 

All a clear result of the purpose-driven mindset and outstanding engagement among our employees and the collaborative partnerships with our customers. See our other rankings and awards.