Driving change

In Novo Nordisk we have been driving change for more than 90 years.

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The Novo Nordisk Way

The Novo Nordisk Way is a set of guiding principles which underpins every decision we make. It describes who we are, how we work and what we want to achieve, and sets a clear direction for our company and our employees.

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The Essentials

The Essentials are ten clearly-defined statements describing how the Novo Nordisk Way works in practice, helping our managers and employees to act in accordance with our core values: 

  1. We create value by having a patient centred business approach.
  2. We set ambitious goals and strive for excellence.
  3. We are accountable for our financial, environmental and social performance.
  4. We provide innovation to the benefit of our stakeholders.
  5. We build and maintain good relations with our key stakeholders.
  6. We treat everyone with respect.
  7. We focus on personal performance and development.
  8. We have a healthy and engaging working environment.
  9. We strive for agility and simplicity in everything we do
  10. We never compromise on quality and business ethics.