Health, nutrition and materials company DSM has come in at number two on Fortune magazine's ‘Change the World’ List.

The Change the World list shines a spotlight on the work of 50 corporations that are making social benefit part of their core businesses, and Fortune applauded DSM’s contributions in the areas of nutrition, climate change, and circular economy.


DSM has fought against malnutrition through Africa Improved Foods (AIF), a joint venture with DSM, the government of Rwanda and other partners. AIF is working to improve the nutritional status of the Rwandan population and helping address malnutrition by manufacturing enhanced nutritious foods sourced from local small holder farmers.

Fortune also praised DSM’s sustainable solutions in the areas of nutrition and climate change such as Project 'Clean Cow', a new feed ingredient that demonstrates a 30%-plus reduction in methane emissions without any adverse effects on beef and dairy cattle’s welfare, feed consumption or performance.

JP Morgan topped the list and Apple came in third.