Fortune Magazine has announced its annual “Change the World” list for 2016 and Novozymes is ranked #9. The list recognizes the world’s top 50 companies that address major social problems as a core part of their business strategy and innovation.
According to Fortune, Novozymes helps industries make their products more eco-friendly, with examples ranging from efficient detergents to enhanced animal feed. Novozymes has helped customers save 60 million tons of CO2 emissions, and improve their water efficiency by 9% and energy efficiency by 15%.
“If enzymes are nature’s secret sauce for managing our world’s resources better, consider Denmark’s Novozymes as the earth’s indispensable laboratory,” writes Fortune.
The Fortune ranking follows other prestigious media recognitions for Novozymes recently. Forbes included the company on their annual “Most Innovative Companies” list for 2016, while also naming CEO Peder Holk Nielsen one of 30 “Global Game Changers”. Science Magazine ranked Novozymes the best science employer in the world, and Business Insider included Peder Holk Nielsen on a list of the world’s top 100 business visionaries.