The Essentials are ten statements describing what the Novo Nordisk Way looks like in practice. They are meant as a help to our managers and employees for evaluating to what extent our organisation acts in accordance with the Novo Nordisk Way.
The Essentials are as such an important means for identifying actions which our organisation may take to further align our way of working with the thinking and values that characterise the Novo Nordisk Way.
- We create value by having a patient centred business approach.
- We set ambitious goals and strive for excellence.
- We are accountable for our financial, environmental and social performance.
- We provide innovation to the benefit of our stakeholders.
- We build and maintain good relations with our key stakeholders.
- We treat everyone with respect.
- We focus on personal performance and development.
- We have a healthy and engaging working environment.
- We optimise the way we work and strive for simplicity.
- We never compromise on quality and business ethics.