Storebrand rates Novo Nordisk ‘Best in Class’

In its latest rating of pharma companies, the Norwegian financial services company, Storebrand, has awarded Novo Nordisk a 'Best in Class' status for leading financial, environmental and social performance. The rating is based on an analysis of 15 pharmaceutical companies conducted between December 2009 and March 2010. Companies are evaluated on a range of indicators in four different categories: social performance, environmental performance, corporate governance performance and industry specific performance.

Financial performance included

Until late 2009, the 'Best in Class' status has been awarded on the basis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance only. Since late 2009, a solid financial performance has been included in the criteria for nomination of 'Best in Class' companies.

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