Sustainability

Creativity and service have been cornerstones of Custom Essence’s identity throughout our 40+ year history. We recognize and embrace the growing awareness of sustainable business practices globally. Custom Essence continues to improve our company practices to bring positive social, economic, and environmental change while adding value for our clients, employees, and communities.

Priority SDGs

We are working to advance the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals. While Custom Essence values all the SDGs, we are focused on those that are most relevant to our business and will broaden our scope as our efforts evolve and grow.

2 - zero hunger
Zero Hunger

Through various volunteering efforts and donations, Custom Essence is proud to support America’s Grow a Row and their mission to address the problems of hunger, food insecurity, and the lack of availability of fresh, healthy produce for those living in food deserts. Various food drives are also organized at our office throughout the year to support local food pantries in our community.
(SDG 2)

3 - good health and well-being
Good Health and Well-Being

Custom Essence promotes employee health and well-being by ensuring that workers have safe working conditions and access to health services. We recognize that establishing a healthier staff and better relationships, in many cases, has positive effects on productivity.
(SDG 3)

7 - affordable and clean energy
Affordable and Clean Energy

We have adapted policies to reduce the internal demand for auto and air transport by prioritizing telecommunications wherever possible across various departments.
(SDG 7)

8 - decent work and economic growth
Decent Work and Economic Growth

Decent work opportunities are essential for businesses and employees to thrive. Custom Essence upholds responsible labor standards across our operations and institutes non-discriminatory practices by embracing diversity and inclusion.
(SDG 8)

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Responsible Consumption and Production

Responsible production and consumption business practices through efforts that span recycling and reducing our carbon footprint is a focus for our company.
(SDG 12)

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Partnerships for the Goals

We seek to contribute to and raise awareness of sustainable business practices in the fragrance manufacturing industry by aligning our goals and efforts with the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charter.
(SDG 17)

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Industry Alignment

Expanding sustainable practices and raising awareness of the importance of this effort in our day-to-day manufacturing process is a priority. We embrace the efforts by our industry to initiate meaningful positive impact on our environment and community.

Custom Essence is a proud signatory of the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charter.

This is a voluntary framework that builds on our industry’s commitment to making a difference for the planet, people and our business and providing support to businesses in the Flavor & Fragrance industry.