Earlier this year, Novo Nordisk maintained its long-running placement on the Top 100 "Best Companies to Work For" by Great Place to Work® and Fortune for the eighth consecutive year.
Novo Nordisk has also been recognized on The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2017 Corporate Equality Index. This national benchmarking report allows companies to benchmark their programs supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) workplace inclusion against others based on corporate policies, practices and benefits. The Foundation considers a company's equality employment opportunity policy, benefits, training for building LGBT competence, and efforts aimed directly at LGBT in such areas as recruiting and marketing in ranking organizations.
"Cultivating a diverse and inclusive organization is one of the many ways we engage our employees. It helps inspire all of us to find innovative ways to improve the lives of people with chronic diseases such as diabetes," said Jakob Riis, executive vice president and head of North America Operations, Novo Nordisk Inc. "We're proud for being recognized, and we'll use this recognition to continue challenging ourselves to create the best culture possible."
About Novo Nordisk Inc.
Novo Nordisk is a global health care company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: hemophilia, growth disorders and obesity. With U.S. headquarters in Plainsboro, N.J., Novo Nordisk Inc. has nearly 5,000 employees in the United States. For more information, visit novonordisk.us or follow us on Twitter: @novonordiskus.
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