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Note     2011 2010  
ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE
Resource utilization
Consumption of resources        
38 Water 1,000 m3 6,073  5,746 
39 Energy 1,000 GJ 3,929  3,904 
Raw materials 1,000 tons 421  413 
Packaging 1,000 tons 15  13 
Efficiency improvement compared to 2005        
Water % 30  29 
Energy % 34  30 
CO2 % 47  38 
Wastewater        
40 Volume 1,000 m3 4,308  3,935 
Biomass        
Volume, NovoGro® 1,000 m3 295  291 
Volume, NovoGro® 30 1,000 m3 140  139 
Volume, compost 1,000 m3 44  48 
Waste        
41 Waste Tons 11,704  10,240 
Percentage of total waste recycled % 41.1  42.8 
Emissions to air        
Ozone-depleting substances, HCFCs Kg 986  1,532 
42 CO2* 1,000 tons 390  410 
Environmental impact potentials        
43 Global warming 1,000 tons CO2-eqv. 392  414 
44 Ozone layer depletion Kg CFC11-eqv. 105  265 
Environmental compliance, etc.        
Breaches of regulatory limits, groundwater No. 26  28 
Breaches of regulatory limits, other No. 21  36 
Unintended releases of GMOs No.
Significant spills No.
Neighbor complaints No. 18  21 
Animals for testing        
Enzyme Business No. 580  590 
BioBusiness No. 539  3,120 
Climate change impact
Impact of application of Novozymes products        
Estimated CO2 reductions from customers' application
of Novozymes products in their products or processes Million tons 45  40 
* 2010 data do not include Scope 3 emissions. See corresponding note for details.

 
Note     2011 2010  
SOCIAL PERFORMANCE
Workplace development
Employee statistics        
45 Employees, total No. 5,824  5,432 
45, 46 Women % 35.3  36.0 
Men % 64.7  64.0 
47 Rate of employee turnover % 8.3  7.5 
Average age Years 39.9  39.9 
Seniority Years 8.9  9.1 
48 Rate of absence % 1.9  2.1 
Expatriates No. 90  80 
Training costs        
Average spent per employee DKK 5,907  6,060 
Costs as percentage of total employee costs % 1.2  1.2 
Health and safety        
Fatalities No.
49 Accidents with absence No. 40  35 
Of which life-threatening accidents No.
Of which accidents requiring professional first aid No. 20  27 
50, 51 Occupational diseases No. 11  14 
Frequency of occupational accidents Per million working hours 4.3  4.1 
Frequency of occupational accidents requiring professional first aid    Per million working hours 2.1  3.1 
Frequency of occupational diseases Per million working hours 1.2  1.6 
Socioeconomic impact
Processes and technology        
New products No.
Active patent families No. 1,137  1,047 
Training and compliance        
Supplier performance management % 91  90 
Completion of business integrity training % 71  72 
52 Fraud cases No.
Corporate citizenship        
Regional flagship projects No. n.a.
Learners reached No. 9,791  n.a.