How is biotech firm Novozymes integrating the SDGs?

Via Devex YouTube channel

For global biotech company Novozymes, failing to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals into the way they work is not an option.

The company is embedding an SDG assessment framework in its innovation pipeline and using it to help determine what products or models it will take to market, said Claus Stig Pedersen, Novozyme’s head of corporate sustainability affairs.

Devex checks in on this approach a year after its inception to find out how it’s working and what it means for the company.

To learn more about how Novozymes is looking at the SDGs, watch the video above.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.

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