The Novozymes Report 2009 has been audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). As part of their work, PwC has been the sustainability assurance provider and has based the assurance on the AA1000 Assurance Standard (2008).
The website contains the Novozymes Report (which pursuant to section 149 of the Danish Financial Statements Act is an extract of the Company's Annual Report) and the Financial Statements of the parent company Novozymes A/S. Together these form the Company’s Annual Report, which will be filed with the Danish Commerce and Companies Agency. The Annual Report is available on www.novozymes.com as a separate publication in Danish.
The audit covers financial, social, and environmental data, and PwC has audited as well as performed the assurance on all content within the Report, Outlook, Management, and Accounts sections in the Novozymes Report 2009. These are marked “Audited by PwC.” See also the statements in the report.
PwC has not audited the sections of the report found under the heading Supplementary reporting. “Supplementary reporting” includes our “Communication on Progress” with respect to Global Compact, our report index based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and detailed sustainability data from our activities in Brazil, China, Denmark, India, Sweden, the UK, and the US.
The report has been produced in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the Danish Financial Statements Act, and the additional requirements of NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen A/S for presentation of financial statements by listed companies. It has also been prepared as an element of Novozymes' reporting according to the Global Reporting Initiative's G3 Guidelines for Sustainability Reporting.