Novo Nordisk to suppliers: Switch to green transport or lose us as a customer

Major pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk now tells its 60,000 suppliers that they must both produce and transport their products 100 percent sustainably from 2030. Otherwise they will lose Novo Nordisk as customer.

Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, CEO, Novo Nordisk. | Photo: Novo Nordisk / PR

The 60,000 companies that supply materials, products and services to Novo Nordisk will by 2030 have to ensure that the delivery to Novo Nordisk is performed in a manner that is CO2 neutral, or they will lose Novo Nordisk as customer.

Thus dictates a decree that Novo Nordisk has issued to its suppliers as part of the company's environmental strategy Circular for Zero, which aims to ensure that the company has zero impact on the environment.

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