TITLE

ON MY AGENDA

AUTHOR(S)
Smedley, Tim
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
People Management;Sep2011, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes how Danish pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk reinforces its corporate culture and commitment to business ethics and environmental responsibility. The company gives importance to its core values and business philosophy of balancing financial, social and environmental considerations. Its strategy also includes the creation of a global business ethics board. The firm employs a triple bottom line approach to responsible business practices and it articulates innovation culture.
ACCESSION #
65830647

 

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