Five Sustainability Stories Not to be Missed!

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Five Sustainability Stories Not to be Missed!

There is still time remaining in 2013 to read the past year’s top sustainability news stories.
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The 2013 top 5 sustainability stories from Novo Nordisk.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:30am

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December 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - There is still time remaining in 2013 to read the past year’s top sustainability news stories. Here is a recap on the most popular sustainability reads from Novo Nordisk:

  1. Novo Nordisk and the Ministry of Health Launch the Blueprint for Change Case on Diabetes in Indonesia

In September, Novo Nordisk and the Indonesian Ministry of Health launched a joint platform to guide efforts to address the rising prevalence of diabetes and its associated costs. The platform is built on the findings from Novo Nordisk’s Blueprint for Change case on diabetes in the Indonesian society and its implications for action.

Read the full story here.

  1. Novo Nordisk partners to advance alternatives to animal research

In June, Novo Nordisk supported the creation of a new 3R[1] centre together with industry partners and animal welfare groups. The purpose of the centre is to develop alternatives to animal research and improve the conditions for research animals.

Read the full story here.

  1. Novo Nordisk’s approach to sustainability goes digital

In May, Novo Nordisk published the first issue of the company’s new quarterly digital sustainability magazine – The TBL Quarterly. Through selected themes, new perspectives and personal stories, the TBL Quarterly demonstrates how our Triple Bottom Line business principle supports long-term value creation.

Read the full story here.

  1. 10,000 children’s lives improved through new clinics

In April, Novo Nordisk reached a milestone together with local partners: 10,000 children with type 1 diabetes in developing countries are now enrolled and receive lifesaving treatment through the Changing Diabetes® in Children programme.

Read the full story here.

  1. Novo Nordisk and the Ministry of Health in Malaysia join forces to improve pre-pregnancy health

In May, the Ministry of Health in Malaysia and global partners joined Novo Nordisk in launching the ‘Jom Mama’ project to show how pre-pregnancy health can prevent diabetes in the next generation.

Read the full story here.

Curious to know about the sustainability stories of 2014?

Stay updated on Novo Nordisk’s sustainability stories through our sustainability magazine, the TBL Quarterly. If you would like to receive notifications when new issues are available, send a mail to sustainability@novonordisk.com.

Happy New Year and best wishes for a healthy and sustainable 2014!

About Novo Nordisk

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy.

Novo Nordisk strives to conduct its activities in a financially, environmentally and socially responsible way. The strategic commitment to corporate sustainability has brought the company onto centre stage as a leading player in today’s business environment, recognised for its integrated reporting, stakeholder engagement and consistently high sustainability performance. In 2013, Novo Nordisk received the Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology industry group top ranking on Corporate Knight’s list of Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.


[1] 3R refers to Replacement (use of alternatives methods), Reduction (methods which reduce the number of animals used) and Refinement (methods which improve animal welfare).

 

 

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CAMPAIGN: Novo Nordisk's Sustainable Value Creation

CONTENT: Press Release