Novozymes among top 50 “great places to work” in Europe

The Great Place to Work Institute Europe has ranked Novozymes 32nd among the 1,300 companies that participated in this year’s annual survey of great places to work in Europe. The company was ranked 6th among Danish companies.

As a Danish-based company that is growing and becoming increasingly international, Novozymes has worked in a focused way over several years to improve leadership competencies, boost global employee engagement, simplify work processes, and develop the company's network-based culture.

This effort was recognized when Novozymes was recently ranked by the Great Place to Work Institute as number 32 among the best companies to work for in Europe and number 6 among Danish companies for 2010.

This recognition not only reinforces Novozymes’ commitment to its human resources management policies, but is also linked to the company’s business model, which is thriving in a world with growing concerns about sustainability issues.

Lars Christian Hansen, Regional President of Novozymes in Europe, comments: “We're very pleased to be recognized as among the top 50 best companies to work for in Europe. This achievement reinforces our commitment to keep our employees engaged and provide them an environment of openness and trust to work with. Employees join us because they are committed to working for projects that play an important role in creating sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s requirements.”

About the Great Place to Work Institute
Every year the research organization Great Place to Work Institute ranks the companies that wish to participate. The ranking is based on a methodology widely adopted in 41 countries. The Institute’s approach is based on the major findings of 20 years of research, namely that trust between managers and employees is the primary defining characteristic of the very best workplaces.