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The pharmaceutical company has a “triple bottom line” culture that empowers employees to give back, says Genevieve Jean-Bart Fadayomi, senior manager of U.S. corporate giving and social impact. It recently launched a competition that gives workers $10,000 to support their chosen nonprofit. One of this year’s five winners used that money to support a mobile pantry in Flint, Mich., that provides vitamin-rich food to combat the effects of lead poisoning. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Industry
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Sector-
Year founded1,982
HQ location
Plainsboro, N.J.
Type of org
Public
# of work sites
12
U.S. employees
5,250
Global employees
45,250
Web addresswww.novonordisk-us.com

Philanthropy

Total company donations$13,800,000
Offers paid time off for volunteering
yes
Max PTO for volunteering
80
Company matches employee contribution
yes
Total amount matched (past 12 mo)$55,000
Avg match/employee$10.5