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Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

Four of Symrise’s sites are located in or adjacent to protected areas. This includes the development center in Cotia, Brazil, and our plant in Vohemar, Madagascar. The first borders directly on the Atlantic rainforest, Mata Atlântica. Due to its extraordinarily high biodiversity level, the area is considered one of the most important biodiversity hot spots in the world. This also applies to Madagascar, though the Symrise site in the Sava region is not located in a protected area. With the integration of Diana, two new sites were added in 2014 that are located near protected areas: Antrain, France, (Diana Food) and Beresfield, Australia (Diana Pet Food).