Supplier Social Assessment 2016 | 414-2

Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

Symrise has declared its goal to review all suppliers in terms of social criteria. As in previous year, more than 90 % of our main suppliers are evaluated according to sustainability criteria based on procurement volume.
Based on the SEDEX / Maplecroft risk assessment tool, all suppliers who were initially identified as posing a high risk, meaning that they could have a potential negative social impact, were subjected to a thorough audit. In each of these cases, long-term measures were taken in order to prevent the potential negative social impact.

There has, however, been no known case in which significant actual or potential negative social effects were identified and the business relationship was terminated as a result.