Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group)

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Evidence of Corporate Disclosure relevant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Shift

This research was conducted to inform understanding of how companies currently report on their human rights performance, and how this maps against the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The research reviewed corporate disclosure of...

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19 February 2014

Allegations of pharmaceutical group's planned opposition to So. Africa reforms to increase access to medicines - company responses/non-responses

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In January 2014, the Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa (IPASA) was accused of planning and funding an advocacy campaign on behalf of its member companies. The campaign allegedly sought to oppose South Africa’s efforts to introduce...

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19 February 2014

Response by Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group): Allegations of pharmaceutical group's planned opposition to So. Africa reforms to increase access to medicines

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11 February 2014

[PDF] Speech of Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility to the Seminar on "Purpose of the Corporation," European Parliament, Brussels, 11 February 2014

Author: Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility

[On] 11 February 2014 in Brussels, a major conference on "The Purpose of the Corporation" is examining how alternatives to "Maximising Shareholder Value" can be introduced to European corporate governance rules. In his keynote speech to the conference...

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10 October 2013

How much tax should companies pay?

Author: Triodos Bank

Tax avoidance by means of aggressive tax planning by companies has been the focus of a major debate recently. In response, international governments have recognized that tax rules need to change…Triodos Bank’s view is that companies have a...

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1 September 2013

[PDF] Issue 6: Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children - Sep 2013

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions in English, French & Spanish from...

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30 April 2013

What the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights Means for Workplace Gender Diversity

Author: Chloe Poynton, Manager, Human Rights and Advisory Services, BSR, in Huffington Post

Novo Nordisk, the Danish-owned pharmaceutical company, recognized that promoting women leaders within their company required a results driven work environment that downplayed face time...McKinsey and Company, the global consulting firm, recognized...

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10 April 2013

[PDF] Pioneering CSR: An analysis of Danish frontrunners in Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: GLOBAL CSR for the Danish Business Authority

This report provides an analysis of five Danish frontrunner companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approaches and activities. A.P. Moeller Maersk, Carlsberg, DONG Energy, ISS World Services and Novo Nordisk have shared their manifold CSR...

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31 January 2013

Business & human rights: Implementing principles and solving dilemmas [London, 20 Mar]

Author: Guardian Sustainable Business

When thinking about the relationship between business and human rights, are there effective mechanisms that can be put in place to safeguard operations? Can effective employee training help integrate human rights into business activities? How can...

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28 November 2012

Big Pharma ups its game in providing drugs to people in poor countries

Author: Sarah Boseley, Guardian [UK]

Pharmaceutical companies are doing more to help people in developing countries obtain the drugs they need, according to the latest Access to Medicines Index... GlaxoSmithKline...continues to top the league table...Johnson & Johnson and...Sanofi...

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