Driving change

In Novo Nordisk we have been driving change for more than 90 years.

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About Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we are driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions.

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: haemophilia, growth disorders and obesity.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 39,700 people in 75 countries and markets its products in more than 180 countries.

Our company culture

The Novo Nordisk Way -
who we are, where we want to go and how we work

Each and every employee is responsible for acting in accordance with the Novo Nordisk Way - and to help each other understand what it means in practice.

The Novo Nordisk Way

Our business philosophy

The Triple Bottom Line -
our way of doing business

We have built our business on the conviction that the formula for lasting success is to stay focused, think long-term and do business in a financially, socially and environmentally responsible way. That is why we manage our business in accordance with the Triple Bottom Line principle. 

Our Triple Bottom Line

A passion for helping people

The story of Novo Nordisk goes back more than 90 years

It began when August Krogh, a Nobel Prize-winning professor at the University of Copenhagen, decided he wanted to start producing a revolutionary new medical preparation called insulin.

Novo Nordisk's history

Facts and figures


Affiliates or offices in 75 countries

Approximately 39,700 employees (June 2015)

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General information

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Novo Nordisk Headquarter in Bagsværd, Denmark

Corporate Headquarters
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Allé, 2880 Bagsvaerd

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