Novozymes

At Novozymes we know that true progress cannot be achieved at the expense of the world around us. We are committed to driving economic development along a sustainable path without compromising on quality or profitability. Not only do we believe this is the right thing to do; our long-term interests also depend on it.

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Aug 2017

Have you heard about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (a.k.a. the SDGs or the Global Goals), but wondered how to integrate them into your brand's strategy? Maybe you...

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Jun 2017

Fashion is slowly shedding its negative rep as brands continue to embrace circular and forward-thinking practices that drive innovation and product durability.

Only weeks after announcing a new partnership with Parley...

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Jan 2017

Many CEOs want to make a difference. Convinced that companies should play a positive role in environmental stewardship and social development, they declare sustainability a top priority, launch a transformation program, hire a chief sustainability officer, and commit millions of dollars and hundreds of hours of management time to the effort....

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Jan 2017

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon recently named Novozymes’ Head of Corporate Sustainability, Claus Stig Pedersen, one of the leading ten 2016 Local Pioneers of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this session, Pedersen shares how Novozymes grew into the globally recognizable sustainability leader it is today, how it is engaging its...

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Dec 2016

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon recently named Novozymes’ Head of Corporate Sustainability one of the leading ten 2016 Local Pioneers of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this session, Novozymes will not only welcome attendees as the event’s Platinum sponsor, but also share how it grew into the globally-recognizable sustainability...

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Dec 2016

The textiles and clothing industry is known to have a substantial impact on the environment throughout its value chain. Some consumers understand this. Many don’t. There is a real opportunity for brands to engage with the growing consumer demand for more sustainable products as well as tapping in to the potential demand for them. This fast...

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Oct 2016

According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

CDP’s report, ...

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Sep 2016

We currently produce enough plastic to wrap Denmark in plastic film every day of the year all year round.

This was just one of the shocking facts revealed by Sofus Midtgaard – Managing Partner & Nordic Lead at Leaderlab & ...

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Sep 2016

In this volatile time of unceasing change, the opening night plenary presentations at SB’16 Copenhagen explored the characteristics an organisation needs to not just be resilient, but be ‘fit’ for the future. They unravelled the challenges and successes of their journeys...

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Aug 2016

Fortune has published the second edition of its “Change the World” list of the top 50 companies that are delivering positive social impact. Once again developed in partnership with Mark Kramer and Michael Porter’s non-profit social...

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Jul 2016

Last month, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon named Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Corporate Sustainability at Novozymes, one of...

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Jul 2016

Danish cleantech company DONG Energy is constructing the world’s first full-scale bio plant capable of handling household waste by means of enzymes. The REnescience plant in Northwich, in the North West of England, will be able to sort 15 tonnes of waste per hour or...

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Jun 2016

Today at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Corporate Sustainability at biotech giant Novozymes, was announced as one of...

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Jun 2016

It was a packed house on Wednesday afternoon at SB’16 San Diego, where attendees sat on the floor and crowded around the door to hear panelists from companies leading the way in sustainability discuss their strategies, and their personal experiences, in...

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Jun 2016

Day three of SB’16 San Diego got underway with Mark Lee, Executive Director of SustainAbility, mapping the past decade since the start of Sustainable Brands — from Hurricane Katrina and General...

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