DSM Integrated Annual Report 2021

2021 DSM Integrated Annual Report

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Co-CEO Message

2021 was a pivotal year for DSM and our people in which we accelerated our journey towards becoming a focused Health, Nutrition & Bioscience company and made progress on our purpose-led sustainability ambitions.

Key Figures



Frequency Index of Recordable Injuries

compared to 0.24
in 2020


Employee Engagement Index

compared to 76%
in 2020



compared to 21%
in 2020

1 These data are subject to the non-financial reporting policy.



scope 1 + 2 reduction

structural improvement (vs. baseline 2016) versus 18% in 2020


efficiency improvement

compared to 5.7%
in 2020


Purchased electricity from renewable resources

compared to 60%
in 2020

2 These data are subject to the non-financial reporting policy.
3 In total, our absolute reduction of scope 1 + 2 greenhouse gas emissions was 27% versus the 2016 baseline


€ 9,204

Sales from continuing operations

up 14% from €8,106 in 2020
(in millions)


Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations

versus 2020, with Nutrition +8% and Materials +60%

€ 949

Adjusted net operating free
cash flow from continuing operations

+9% versus 2020
(in millions)

€ 1,089

Net profit from continuing operations

+138% versus 2020
(in millions)

€ 4.92

Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations per ordinary share

versus € 4.12
in 2020

€ 2.50

Proposed dividend per
ordinary share

Our purpose is to create brighter lives for all.

We are already reaching more than 2.5 billion people worldwide.

What others say about us

“For an upcoming tuna alternative, we saw a noticeable improvement in the flavor profile when we included Maxavor® Fish YE in the formulation.”
Carole Bingley

Senior Associate Principal Scientist, Reading Scientific Services Ltd

“Using Mycofix® Plus in the feed all year round helps swine farmers to avoid health issues caused by the presence of mycotoxins.”
Karsten Jørgensen

Head of Krogsgaard Svineproduktion at Vestjyllands Andel Pig Feed Cooperative

“The damaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have made the need for such public health interventions greater than ever.”
Allison Oman Lawi

Deputy Director Nutrition Division, United Nations World Food Programme
Disclaimer: WFP does not endorse any product or service.

“The collaboration between DSM and Schneider Electric is a world first and a game changer for the market.”
YiFu Qi

Executive Vice President of Global Home and Distribution, Schneider