Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Denmark
Author: Sune Skadegaard Thorsen, Attorney at Law and Annemarie Meisling, Assistant Attorney at Law, Lawhouse.dk (Submitted for Intl. Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Conference, Melbourne, 15 – 17 July 2004)
It is in other words advantageous for business to use human rights, as defined in the UN Bill of human rights, as the core of their CSR strategy...The following two cases [NovoNordisk, Sonofon] will briefly describe how two companies have adopted a...
Author: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants & CorporateRegister.com
While significant growth continues in individual regions, evidence suggests that globally the number reporting is levelling off...[P]ressure on companies to report is increasing...There has been a marked decline in the rate of take-up, however, and it...
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- Related companies: Anglo American Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) Aviva Body Shop (part of L'Oréal) City West Water Hartmann Morley Fund Management (part of Aviva) Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Sony Suncor
Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights - Submission to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights relating to the “Responsibilities of transnational corporations and related business enterprises with regard to human rights”
Author: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights
[Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights member companies: ABB, Body Shop, Hewlett-Packard, MTV Networks Europe, National Grid Transco, Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, Novo Nordisk, Statoil, Barclays]
Author: Francis Weyzig, SOMO (Centre for research on Multinational Corporations)
[Report provides overview of pharmaceutical sector, examines issues such as: Access to medicines; clinical trials; drug safety; drug promotion & advertising; indigenous knowledge; workplace health, safety, environment; employment conditions.] ...
- Related companies: Abbott Laboratories Amgen AstraZeneca Aventis (now part of Sanofi-Aventis) Bayer Boehringer Ingelheim Bristol-Myers Squibb Cipla DSM Eli Lilly Forest Laboratories Genentech GlaxoSmithKline Johnson & Johnson Merck Mylan Laboratories Novartis Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Pfizer Ranbaxy Laboratories Roche Sanofi-Aventis Sanofi-Synthélabo (now part of Sanofi-Aventis) Schering-Plough Takeda Pharmaceutical Teva Pharmaceutical Wyeth (part of Pfizer)
Author: UN Global Compact, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The present book, published jointly by the Global Compact Office and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, aims to provide information to companies to help with the human rights challenges they face and give informative and useful...
Author: SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's
[Top 50 companies (highest scoring first): Co-operative Financial Services (part of Co-operative Group), Novo Nordisk, BP, British American Tobacco, BT Group, British Airports Authority (BAA), Rabobank, Rio Tinto, Shell, HP, Unilever, Anglo American,...
- Related stories: 2004 survey of corporate non-financial reporting, by SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's (highest scoring companies: Co-operative Financial Services, Novo Nordisk, BP)
- Related companies: ABB Abbott Laboratories ABN Amro adidas AEON Agilent Technologies Alcoa Allianz Anglo American Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) Aracruz Celulose Autostrade Aventis (now part of Sanofi-Aventis) Barclays BASF Baxter International BC Hydro BHP Billiton BMW BP Bristol-Myers Squibb British Airports Authority (BAA) British Airways British American Tobacco Cadbury Schweppes (now Cadbury) Camelot Canon Carrefour Chiquita City West Water Co-operative Group DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Daiwa Securities Deutsche Telekom Diageo Dow Chemical Endesa (part of Enel) Eroski Ford Fuji Photo Film Fuji Xerox (joint venture Fuji Photo Film & Xerox) Gap Gaz de France (part of GDF Suez) General Motors HP (Hewlett-Packard) Hydro-Québec IBM ING Intel Ito-Yokado KarstadtQuelle Kesko Lafarge Manaaki Whenua Matsushita (now Panasonic) Merloni Elettrodomestici Mirant mmo2 (now O2) MTN MTR Natura Nippon Oil Novartis Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Novozymes Old Mutual PotashCorp Premier Oil Rabobank Rio Tinto Royal Philips Electronics RWE SABMiller Sasol Severn Trent Shell Sony Starbucks Statoil Suez Suncor Swiss Re Talisman Tata Group Tata Iron and Steel (TISCO) (part of Tata Group) Telecom Italia Tesco Total Toyota Unilever United Utilities VanCity Veolia Environnement (formerly Vivendi) Vodafone Volkswagen Watercare Services Westpac Weyerhaeuser Xerox
Non-financial reporting: Wood for the trees - Are company reports on their social and environmental impact any use?
The only tool standardising non-financial reports is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)...But firms can (and do) choose carefully which of its questions they answer...But if investors follow S&P in recognising “the importance of non-financial...
- Related companies: Anglo American BP British Airports Authority (BAA) British American Tobacco BT Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Group Ernst & Young ExxonMobil Ford HP (Hewlett-Packard) Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Rabobank Rio Tinto Shell Unilever
Author: Duncan Campbell, Guardian [UK]
The organisers [of the Business & Human Rights Seminar] hope what will emerge from this gathering of "senior representatives from international business" and their counterparts in the world of non-governmental organisations will be new initiatives...