Note     2009 2008  
ENVIRONMENT
Consumption of resources        
37 Water 1,000 m3 5,064  5,693 
38 Internally generated energy 1,000 GJ 802  920 
Externally generated energy 1,000 GJ 2,728  3,089 
Energy, total 1,000 GJ 3,530  4,009 
Raw materials 1,000 tons 355  414 
Packaging 1,000 tons 12  13 
Wastewater        
39 Volume 1,000 m3 3,714  3,922 
Dry matter Tons 370  283 
BOD5 Tons 777  700 
COD Tons 1,832  2,377 
Nitrogen Tons 195  160 
Phosphorus Tons 77  40 
Biomass        
Volume, NovoGro® 1,000 m3 248  311 
Volume, NovoGro® 30 1,000 m3 128  150 
Volume, compost 1,000 m3 51  68 
Nitrogen Tons 2,450  2,453 
Phosphorus Tons 774  750 
Waste        
Nonhazardous waste Tons 7,610  8,477 
Hazardous waste Tons 1,393  1,492 
40 Waste, total Tons 9,003  9,969 
Percentage of total waste recycled % 44.5  45.0 
Emissions to air        
Ozone-depleting substances, HCFCs Kg 524  1,725 
41 CO2 1,000 tons 430  522 
SO2 Tons 1,157  1,350 
NOx Tons 993  1,152 
Environmental impact potentials        
42 Global warming 1,000 tons CO2-eqv. 431  524 
43 Ozone layer depletion Kg CFC11-eqv. 29  77 
Acidification Tons SO2-eqv. 1,852  2,157 
Environmental compliance, etc.        
Breaches of regulatory limits, groundwater No. 27  22 
Breaches of regulatory limits, other No. 17  19 
Unintended releases of GMOs No.
Significant spills No.
Neighbor complaints No. 33  38 
Animals for testing        
Enzyme Business No. 820  923 
BioBusiness No. 1,940  2,020 

 
Note     2009 2008  
SOCIAL
Employee statistics        
44 Employees, total No. 5,275  5,146 
44 45 Women % 36.2  35.6 
44 Men % 63.8  64.4 
46 Rate of employee turnover % 6.7  11.3 
Average age Years 39.8  39.7 
Seniority Years 9.0  8.7 
47 Rate of absence % 2.3  2.2 
Expatriates No. 71  65 
Training costs        
Average spent per employee DKK 6,506  6,469 
Costs as percentage of total employee costs % 1.4  1.5 
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Occupational accidents and diseases        
Fatalities No.
48 Accidents with absence No. 43  39 
Of which life-threatening accidents No.
Of which accidents requiring professional first aid No. 39  33 
49 50 Occupational diseases No. 27  18 
Frequency of occupational accidents Per million working hours 5.1  4.9 
Frequency of occupational accidents requiring professional first aid    Per million working hours 4.6  4.1 
Frequency of occupational diseases Per million working hours 3.2  2.2 
KNOWLEDGE
Processes and technology        
New products No.
Active patent families No. 1,018  1,033 

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