We aim to have zero environmental impact across our value chain. This
work is organised across the company and in our environmental
Our Executive Management is responsible for the overall
environmental policy and for setting strategic direction for
environmental areas. Our Corporate Environmental Strategy team is
responsible for the environmental policy and strategy. In addition,
there is a dedicated department, NN Environment, which is
responsible for the environmental management system and ensuring
environmental compliance in Novo Nordisk.
All our production facilities are certified according to ISO 14001,
environmental management. The ISO 14001 certified Environmental
Management system ensures continuous improvements through a systematic
approach. The production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in
Kalundborg, Denmark, is also certified according to ISO 50001, energy management.
We have on-site Environmental coordinators at all production
facilities. The coordinators monitor environmental progress and
environmental compliance at our sites worldwide.