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Environmental and social data

 
Note     2012 2011  
ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE
Resource utilization
Consumption of resources        
35 Water 1,000 m3 6,446  6,073 
36 Energy 1,000 GJ 4,078  3,929 
Raw materials 1,000 tons 445  421 
Packaging 1,000 tons 17  15 
Efficiency improvement compared with 2005        
Water % 32  30 
Energy % 38  34 
CO2 % 55  47 
Wastewater        
37 Volume 1,000 m3 4,376  4,308 
Biomass        
38 Biomass volume 1,000 m3 551  479 
Waste        
39 Waste Tons 14,241  11,704 
39 Percentage of total waste recycled % 33.6  41.1 
Emissions to air        
Ozone-depleting substances, HCFCs Kg 880  986 
40 CO2 1,000 tons 379  390 
Environmental impact potentials        
41 Global warming 1,000 tons CO2-eqv. 381  392 
42 Ozone layer depletion Kg CFC11-eqv. 48  105 
Environmental compliance, etc.        
Breaches of regulatory limits No. 15  21 
Significant spills No. - -
Neighbor complaints No. 11  18 
Animals for testing        
Enzyme Business No. 822  580 
BioBusiness No. 418  539 
Climate change impact
Impact of application of Novozymes' products        
Estimated CO2 reductions from customers' application
of Novozymes' products in their products or processes Million tons 48  45 
 
Note     2012 2011  
SOCIAL PERFORMANCE
Workplace development
Employee statistics        
43 Employees, total No. 6,041  5,824 
43 44 Women % 35.4  35.3 
Men % 64.6  64.7 
45 Rate of employee turnover % 8.1  8.3 
Average age Years 40.5  39.9 
Seniority Years 9.0  8.9 
46 Rate of absence % 1.9  1.9 
Expatriates No. 84  90 
Training costs        
Average spent per employee DKK 6,002  5,907 
Costs as percentage of total employee costs % 1.2  1.2 
Health and safety        
Fatalities No.
47 Occupational accidents with absence No. 29  40 
Of which life-threatening accidents No.
48 49 Occupational diseases No. 11 
Frequency of occupational accidents Per million working hours 3.0  4.3 
Frequency of occupational diseases Per million working hours 0.7  1.2 
Socio-economic impact
Processes and technology        
New products No.
Active patent families No. 1,165  1,137 
Training and compliance        
Supplier performance management % 93  91 
Completion of business integrity training for employees % 79  71 
50 Fraud cases No. 13 
Corporate citizenship        
Regional flagship projects No. 13 
Learners reached No. 26,035  9,791 
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