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Our ESG Commitments


Our company is made up of over 8000 passionate employees, 100% of whom work on activities which have a positive impact on BETTER FOOD. BETTER HEALTH. BETTER WORLD.

We strongly believe that, while our individual impacts may feel small, it is the sum of our shared contributions that will make real change as we act together on the following commitments, defined in close consultation with our stakeholders and in alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Click + on each of the commitments below to explore their associated 2025 targets.



We develop our expertise and provide innovative science-based solutions to help make food products more sustainable, with no compromise on safety and quality.

Target 2025: Expanded expert network and impactful innovations


We partner with multiple stakeholders within the global food ecosystem to collectively promote and develop sustainable food systems.

Target 2025: Increased contribution to meaningful external initiatives



We guarantee globally consistent quality standards to protect consumer health and ensure best-in-class services to our customers.

Target 2025: Maintain 100% of sites with:

  • ISO 17025 accreditation for lab testing activities 
  • ISO 17065 and ISO 17021 for global certification auditing services  

Target 2025: Maintain 100% of labs having passed at least one impartial audit every two years, in accordance with Mérieux NutriSciences’ unique ONE Global Quality System requirements


We provide the safest possible working environment for our employees.

Target 2025: -20% reduction in Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR)


We listen to all of our employees and implement actions in all of our sites to improve their well-being and quality of life at work.

Target 2025: 1 employees’ engagement survey per year evaluating well-being and life balance with:

  • >70% response rate
  • Commitment to continuously aiming to improve our eNPS

Target 2025: 100% of our sites having implemented at least one initiative to improve the well-being and/or life balance of our employees



We contribute to the Climate Change race by committing to 1.5°C trajectory and 50% reduction of our carbon footprint by 2033.

Target 2025: -15% of carbon footprint scope 1 & 2 vs. 2021 baseline based on 100% of our sites.

Target 2025: Increase scope 3 coverage (Waste, Purchased Goods, Employee commuting, Company logistics)


We care about diversity & inclusion and act to ensure equal rights and opportunities to all.

Target 2025:  >45% women at CEO-1 to CEO-3 level

Target 2025: Implement actions to further our goal of closing the gender pay gap while applying a global & recognized job evaluation methodology


We are all committed to the highest Ethics & Compliance standards.

Target 2025: ≥95% of our +8000 employees having completed our global Ethics & Compliance Training Program

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