ASK US – frequently asked questions

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions. If you have sent us a question which is frequently asked or is relevant to other people, the question will be published here.

22.01.2009
Q:
Who is responsible for CSR in Novozymes?
A:

Novozymes Sustainability Development Board is responsible for the sustainability development strategy. The board members are representatives at VP level from all business units across Novozymes and from Executive Management.

To support the board and the organization in general there is a sustainability department called Sustainability Development. It is a small development department with specific expertise in CSR.

22.01.2009
Q:
Does Novozymes produce and sell GMOs?
A:

No, the microorganisms sold are not genetically modified.

It can be added, that genetic engineering is a very important tool in development and production of proteins (enzymes) and other substances but there are no GMO’s in any of the products. Most enzyme products are produced by genetically modified microorganisms in fermentation tanks (contained use).