Platinum medal 

Ecovadis is a global collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings for procurers. Novozymes has been awarded a Platinum Medal and placed among the top 1% of companies assessed by Ecovadis in 2022. Read more

Score ‘A-’: CDP Climate Change

Novozymes is rated ‘A-‘ on CDP Climate Change (recognized in the leadership band) and ‘B’ on CDP Water Security in 2021. Read our disclosures in full here.

Score ‘AAA’

In 2022, Novozymes received a rating of AAA (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment. Read more


ESG Risk Rating: Low Risk

Novozymes has secured a ‘Low Risk ESG Rating’ by Sustainalytics in 2020. Further information is available on the website.

Constituent of the ESI 

Novozymes has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe and the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Global in 2020. Detailed selection methodologies are available on the Forum ETHIBEL website.

Prime status

Novozymes is awarded Prime status by ISS ESG Corporate Rating in 2019. For further information on the underlying methodology of the rating please refer the ISS ESG methodology page

Constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series 

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) 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 2021. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products. Read more


Taking action

Novozymes’ climate targets are validated by the Science Based Targets initiative. 

Novozymes joined the RE100 coalition and has committed to 100% renewable electricity by 2030.

Novozymes has joined the UNGC CEO Water Mandate to promote water stewardship.

Novozymes is a signatory to the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP) and support the principles through our policies.

Novozymes strongly supports the TCFD recommendations.