In 2016, CDP recognized Novozymes for our leadership on climate change action. With the inclusion in the global A list, Novozymes became a leader in climate change action for the second time in three years. Read more at the CDP website
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Novozymes was awarded a Silver Class rating by RobecoSAM in The Sustainability Yearbook 2017 with a record score of 90 out of 100. Read more in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the RobecoSAM website.
Novozymes has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe and the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global as of Oct. 25, 2016. Detailed selection methodologies are available on the Forum ETHIBEL website.
Euronext Vigeo Indices
Novozymes is included in the Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 Index. To be included in Vigeo’s indexes, companies undergo an assessment by Vigeo and are rated based on their level of commitment towards the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and their response to industry risk factors.
FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE Russell confirms that Novozymes has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.
In 2017, Novozymes ranked number 36 in an index of the 100 most sustainable corporations in the world (the Global 100) maintained by Corporate Knights. The index quantitatively compares and ranks the world’s largest public companies based on key sustainability-related parameters.
Novozymes is included in the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes with the highest possible rating of AAA. The MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes include companies with high environmental, social and governance ratings relative to their sector peers.
PRIME status by
In 2014-2015, Novozymes was again awarded PRIME status by Oekom Research, a rating that qualifies Novozymes for investments which take ecological and social responsibility into account. For more information, please visit the Oekom Research website.
In 2014, Novozymes received a prestigious jubilee award from the Danish Institute of State Authorized Public Accountants (FSR) for its history of integrated annual reporting. Read more about the recognition in the FSR press release (in Danish).
STOXX ESG Leaders
In 2016, Novozymes was once again included in STOXX ESG Leaders index, a group of indexes that includes the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria, based on ESG indicators provided by Sustainalytics. For more information, please visit the STOXX website.