The consolidated financial statements of the Novozymes Group have been prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as adopted by the EU and additional Danish requirements on the presentation of accounts. Novozymes has prepared its consolidated financial statements in accordance with all the IFRS standards in force. The consolidated financial statements have been prepared on a going concern basis and under the historical cost convention, with the exception of the following items, which are recognized at fair value:
Some of the information required pursuant to IFRS is contained in the sections Report and Management. The rest will be found in the following sections.
The Novozymes Report does not contain the financial statements for the parent company, Novozymes A/S. The financial statements for the parent company can be found online under Financial statements for Novozymes A/S at www.report2010.novozymes.com. Together, The Novozymes Report and the financial statements for the parent company, Novozymes A/S, form the Annual Report that will be sent to the Danish Commerce and Companies Agency.