Breaking News

Symrise Funds School In China’s Earthquake Zone

August 6, 2008

CHINA: Symrise, Holzminden, Germany, is offering some relief for those affected by the earthquake in China by funding a school in cooperation with Chinese NGO China Youth and Development Fund.

Symrise’s executive board has donated €50,000 to build a “Symrise School of Hope,” which will offer 20 classrooms and space for 500 students and will be used for approximately two to five years until Chinese authorities have built official school buildings again.

To ensure that the project proceeds smoothly, Symrise will work on-site with an experienced NGO, the China Youth and Development Fund (CYDF) and local authorities. Symrise China will develop long-term relations with the school and continue playing an active role in the project.

“China is more than just one of our most important markets—it’s much more than that,” said Thomas Dressler, regional president, scent and care, Asia Pacific, regarding Symrise’s involvement in Sichuan. “Our clients and all of the people here have always been extremely accommodating and have treated us with openness and respect. Now we have a chance to give something back.”

Another fund drive among Symrise employees in China, Singapore and Indonesia has doubled the amount it has raised—for a total of €13,000—thanks to dollar-for-dollar matching contributions from company management. These funds will go to Project Hope Disaster Relief, which likewise provides local support for victims and survivors of the earthquake. This aid project is also being coordinated by CYDF.

More info: www.symrise.com
  • Fit for Fitness

    Fit for Fitness

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 21, 2017
    Kinx Active is a new brand targeting women who want beauty products that can stand up to their fitness routines.

  • Cargo Says Aloha To Spring/Summer

    Cargo Says Aloha To Spring/Summer

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 13, 2017
    Cargo Cosmetics has rolled out its new Spring/Summer collection with Hawiianan singer Anuhea.

  • Cashing In on Coconuts

    Cashing In on Coconuts

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||February 6, 2017
    Organic to Green is making waves for its new oils and eco-friendly packaging.

  • Trade Association Directory 2017

    February 2, 2017
    Contact details of trade associations that serve various segments of our industry and are mentioned frequently in Happi.

  • What the Halal  Is Going On?

    What the Halal Is Going On?

    Imogen Matthews , In-Cosmetics||February 2, 2017
    Demand for these beauty products is surging thanks to a fastgrowing Muslim population.

  • Relief for Sensitive Scalps

    Relief for Sensitive Scalps

    Guadalupe Pellon and Annette Mehling , BASF||February 2, 2017
    BASF researchers detail the attributes of the company’s highly effective hair care system focusing on scalp sensitivity.