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Environmental, social, and knowledge data

 
Note     2008 2007  
ENVIRONMENT
Consumption of resources        
36 Water 1,000 m3 5,693  5,364 
37 Internally generated energy 1,000 GJ 920  856 
Externally generated energy 1,000 GJ 3,089  2,838 
Energy, total 1,000 GJ 4,009  3,694 
Raw materials 1,000 tons 414  350 
Packaging 1,000 tons 13  13 
Wastewater        
38 Volume 1,000 m3 3,922  3,894 
Dry matter Tons 283  370 
BOD5 Tons 700  473 
COD Tons 2,377  2,046 
Nitrogen Tons 160  161 
Phosphorus Tons 40  45 
Biomass        
Volume, NovoGro® 1,000 m3 311  274 
Volume, NovoGro® 30 1,000 m3 150  131 
Volume, compost 1,000 m3 68  51 
Nitrogen Tons 2,453  1,878 
Phosphorus Tons 750  700 
Waste        
Non-hazardous waste Tons 8,477  9,112 
Hazardous waste Tons 1,492  1,201 
39 Waste, total Tons 9,969  10,314 
Percentage of total waste recycled % 45.0  43.4 
Emissions to air        
Ozone-depleting substances, HCFCs Kg 1,725  1,059 
40 CO2 1,000 tons 522  486 
SO2 Tons 1,350  1,274 
NOx Tons 1,152  1,075 
Environmental impact potentials        
41 Global warming 1,000 tons CO2-eqv. 524  488 
42 Ozone layer depletion Kg CFC11-eqv. 77  42 
Acidification Tons SO2-eqv. 2,157  2,024 
Environmental compliance, etc.        
Breaches of regulatory limits, groundwater No. 22  21 
Breaches of regulatory limits, other No. 19  17 
Unintended releases of GMOs No.
Significant spills No.
Neighbor complaints No. 38  31 
Animals for testing        
Enzyme Business No. 923  1,482 
Other business areas No. 2,020  4,093 

 
Note     2008 2007  
SOCIAL
Employee statistics        
43 Employees, total No. 5,146  4,933 
43, 44 Women % 35.6  35.3 
Men % 64.4  64.7 
45 Rate of employee turnover % 11.3  9.0 
Average age Years 39.7  39.4 
Seniority Years 8.7  8.7 
46 Rate of absence % 2.2  2.2 
Expatriates No. 65  65 
Training costs        
Average spent per employee DKK 6,469  5,887 
Costs as percentage of total employee costs % 1.5  1.4 
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Occupational accidents and diseases        
Fatalities No.
47 Accidents with absence No. 39  36 
Of which life-threatening accidents No.
Of which accidents requiring professional first aid No. 33  31 
48, 49 Occupational diseases No. 18  13 
Frequency of occupational accidents Per million working hours 4.9  4.8 
Frequency of occupational accidents requiring professional first aid    Per million working hours 4.1  3.9 
Frequency of occupational diseases Per million working hours 2.2  1.7 
KNOWLEDGE
Processes and technology        
New products No. 10 
Active patent families No. 1,033  1,019