CDP Climate Change
In 2018, CDP recognized Novozymes as a leader on climate change with an A- rating for our efforts in reducing carbon emissions and mitigating climate change. Read more at the CDP website
CDP Water Security &
CDP Supply Chain
In 2018, Novozymes improved upon its Water Security disclosure and management efforts by securing a B- in CDP Water Security questionnaire. Novozymes was also recognized as a leader by CDP’s Supplier Engagement Rating for our efforts to engage with suppliers on climate and water related issues.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Novozymes was selected as a member of DJSI Europe in 2018. Read more in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the RobecoSAM website.
Novozymes has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe and the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Global since March 22, 2019. 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 2019
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 2019, Novozymes was again awarded Prime status by ISS ESG, a leading rating agency in the area of sustainable investment. This rating qualifies Novozymes for investments which take ecological and social responsibility into account. Read more about the ISS ESG Corporate Rating on their website.
Jubilee award for
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).
Reporting on the
In 2017, Novozymes received a special award from the Danish Institute of State Authorized Public Accountants (FSR) for its business approach and integration of the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) in its reporting.
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.