Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Novozymes doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 89

Novozymes has a DitchCarbon Score of 89, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This high score reflects the company’s success in reducing its carbon intensity. The company’s operations and products are likely to have a lower environmental impact in terms of emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Novozymes is a company in the research and development sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Novozymes, located in Denmark, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 37.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark, Novozymes operates in the research and development sector within the biotechnology industry. As a global leader in bioinnovation, the company specializes in the production of industrial enzymes, microorganisms, biopolymers, and proteins. Novozymes is committed to enhancing industrial efficiency, sustainability, and product quality through its innovative biological solutions.

Good news, Novozymes has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

Novozymes has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. This involves significant cuts in their direct and indirect emissions, encompassing both scope 1 and scope 2 categories.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Novozymes should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain.

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Our methodology

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