Novartis is honored to receive numerous awards for progress in research and development, our working environment, and our corporate responsibility activities.
Novartis included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Novartis is proud to again be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, and to be recognized for its efforts in sustainability. The Index is an annual evaluation of the sustainability practices of 3400 of the world’s largest listed companies. Companies are listed in the annual ranking if they are best in class within their industry for sustainability.
Novartis has been ranked among the top green companies in the world by 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings. Since 2009, the Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights and HIP Investor, have been one of the world’s foremost corporate environmental rankings which assess the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly-traded companies globally on overall environmental performance.
Novartis among 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list by Corporate Knights
The Corporate Knights list is recognized as one of the leading sustainability rankings worldwide and inclusion is determined using 12 quantitative social, environmental and governance indicators, such as innovation capacity, employee turnover and leadership diversity.
Novartis has been named as one of the world’s most innovative companies, for the second year running. The company is included in the Thomson Reuters 2015 Top 100 Global Innovators rankings. This independent recognition is based on a proprietary methodology to identify the most influential organizations globally as demonstrated through patent and intellectual property data.
Novartis wins Scrip Award for Jian Kang Kuai Che healthcare project in China
Novartis was honored with the first ever "Scrip Award for Best Advance in an Emerging Market." Novartis Social Ventures won for its Jian Kang Kuai Che healthcare project in China, which works to improve healthcare conditions in rural Xinjiang through educational programs in schools and by recruiting and training healthcare workers.
Novartis Pharmaceutical US Chosen For 2014 List of Best Employers for Mothers
Working Mother magazine selected the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Division in the US for its 2014 list of the best employers for moms. The magazine highlighted the Global Executive Female Leadership Program supporting career development of women and child care support. It is the 14th year that Novartis has figured in the magazine’s list.
Research shows diverse leadership teams deliver better business results. In executive teams, the magic ratio has been shown to be 30% women. The innovative Novartis Pharmaceuticals “Executive Female Leadership Program” was recently recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal.