Susanne StormerChief Sustainability Advisor, Vice President at Novo Nordisk
Susanne Stormer is a Member of the IIRC Council and has been part of the IIRC’s work from its inception, an experienced practitioner of integrated management and reporting, and a recognised thought leader in corporate sustainability and accountability.
Susanne is Chief Sustainability Advisor, Vice President at Novo Nordisk. She sets direction for Novo Nordisk to be a leader with high and forward-looking standards for driving a sustainable business and documenting progress. This role involves external representation and stakeholder engagement on current and emerging sustainability issues, trendspotting and insights, strategic advice to the executive management team and support in embedding an ambitious sustainability agenda across the broader organisation. For nearly 20 years she has led the evolution of the company’s integrated annual reporting as a key channel for being accountable to stakeholders for progress.
Susanne joined the Novo Group in 2000 to ingrain the principle-based approach to business known as the Triple Bottom Line concept as the lens for better-informed decision-making. Since then she has led sustainability-driven initiatives, issues management and stakeholder engagement, with particular focus on ESG investors and the community of sustainability professionals.
She is adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School, visiting professor at UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business, member of the Board of Access to Nutrition Foundation, member of the Future Fit Foundation’s Development Council, and more recently was appointed member of the SASB Standards Board, the Board of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and member of the EFRAG Project Task Force to provide technical expert advice on the evolution of mandatory non-financial reporting in the EU.