Report 2012 videos

These short films tell some of the main stories in Novozymes in 2012. You can watch interviews with members of Executive Management, where they discuss the way forward for our business, hear from some of our partners, customers and other stakeholders, and see how our products are helping the development of a biobased economy.

Executive Management

Finding growth in a challenging year
2012 was a challenging but ultimately rewarding year for Novozymes. CEO Steen Riisgaard takes a bird’s-eye view of the developments.
Partnerships for growth
Novozymes’ Executive Vice Presidents explain the growing role of partnerships, and the benefits and opportunities these offer the company.
A tough year for biofuels
Peder Holk Nielsen explains why Enzyme Business returned strong growth in Household Care, why Bioenergy sales were disappointing, and discusses future prospects for the business.
BioBusiness comes of age
Thomas Videbæk speaks of positive developments in BioAg, and how BioBusiness is growing, although not always as expected.
Boosting green growth in Mozambique
Thomas Nagy explains how a Novozymes-supported venture to produce and market bioethanol-based cooking fuel is already transforming the local economy.
Innovating in a competitive market
Innovation is at the heart of Novozymes, and Per Falholt explains how a robust pipeline and a market-leading position can be maintained amid growing competition.
Delivering to the stock market
Novozymes’ Chief Financial Officer takes stakeholders through the company’s key financial figures, results and deals of 2012, and the forecast for growth in 2013 and beyond.

Partnerships

Partnering to produce advanced bioethanol in China
China is a growth market for biotechnology solutions. In May 2012, Novozymes partnered with China’s Shengquan Group to supply enzymes for producing advanced bioethanol.
Plastic from plants
Imagine a world where plastics are made from renewable raw materials, not petroleum. Novozymes is partnering with Brazil’s Braskem and making green plastic a reality.
Partnerships for growth
Novozymes’ Executive Vice Presidents explain the growing role of partnerships, and the benefits and opportunities these offer the company.

Sustainability

Boosting green growth in Mozambique
Thomas Nagy explains how a Novozymes-supported venture to produce and market bioethanol-based cooking fuel is already transforming the local economy.
Sustainability at Novozymes
What is sustainability, and how do we use it at Novozymes? Learn all about it in this animated film.
Sustainable fuel changes lives
The world’s first bioethanol-based cooking fuel is creating green jobs, a market for local farmers, improving health and preventing deforestation in Mozambique.

A biobased future

Feeding the world – Together with our customers
World population could rise to 9 billion by 2050, doubling global demand for food, feed and fiber. Biosolutions to boost agricultural and livestock yields are urgently needed.
Shaping the U.S. biofuel future
Novozymes’ new plant in Nebraska produces enzymes for conventional and advanced biofuels, and helps drive development of the U.S. biofuel market.
Building a biobased economy
Novozymes uses nature’s own technologies – enzymes, other proteins and microorganisms – to help meet the world’s consumption needs while saving energy and resources and lowering CO2 emissions.
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