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Novo Nordisk - the 2012 leader in Clean Capitalism

27.02.2012  16:44
Corporate Knights Magazine lists Danish company as the 2012 leader in Clean Capitalism











Corporate Knights, a quarterly Canadian magazine dedicated to the promotion of responsible business practices and the advancement of social and environmental sustainability worldwide has listed the Danish pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk as No. 1 on their 2012 list of Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.

One of the reasons for this is that instead of just publishing one CSR report, Novo Nordisk reports on its environmental and social performance – including water and energy consumption, waste reduction, employee turnover, the diversity of its management team, new patents filings and charitable donations – alongside its financial performance in a single annual report.

“This integrated approach to reporting reflects the way business is done at Novo Nordisk, the world leader in diabetes care and the No. 1 firm on the 2012 list of Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations” (Corporate Knights article)

In addition to Novo Nordisk, the Danish companies Novozymes A/S (#4), Vestas Wind Systems A/S (#31) and Coloplast A/S (#84) have found their way Corporate Knights’ annual list of the 100 most sustainable global corporations. 

Read the full article on Corporate Knights website here

Download the full “The Global 100: World Leaders in Clean Capitalism” report here