The list was generated by measuring what companies are doing best in several major sustainability-related areas, including human capital, environmental risks, governance and more.
"We are pleased to be included on Forbes'' 100 most sustainable companies list,” says Thomas Nagy, Executive Vice President of Stakeholder Relations for Novozymes A/S. “This recognition validates our commitment as a corporation to sustainability and bioinnovation for the future. As the world''s resources become increasingly scarce, we work together with our customers to ‘Rethink Tomorrow’ and create a more sustainable environment for the world."
According to Ted Melnik, President of Novozymes Biologicals, that commitment is seen at every level of the company.
“This recognition validates the biological approach offered by Novozymes Biologicals’ products,” says Melnik. “As the world continues to face pressures such as water shortages and chemical restrictions, we believe more than ever that our biological solutions are key to helping create a more sustainable world.”
Salem-based Novozymes Biologicals is a wholly owned subsidiary of Novozymes A/S and is the headquarters for Novozymes’ microorganisms business. The company produces biological products for industrial and household cleaning, industrial waste treatment and the ROOTS brand of turf and plant care products.