Novus International
Valuing Our Role
Part: 01
Valuing Partnerships
Part: 02
Valuing People, Passion & Purpose
Part: 03
Valuing Governance & Transparency
Part: 04

Part-One

Introduction: Insights from Thad Simons, President and CEO

Introduction: Insights from Thad Simons, President and CEO

I am pleased to introduce our fifth annual Sustainability Report for 2012, following another year of intensive activity in the pursuit of our mission to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and achieve a higher quality of life.

About Novus: Solutions, Service & Sustainability

Novus International, Inc. is a provider of health and nutrition solutions for livestock, poultry, pets and people. We pledge to provide our customers and global stakeholders a Triple S Bottom Line – Solutions, Service and Sustainability.
Our Vision, Mission and Core Values

Our Vision, Mission and Core Values

Our Vision is to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and achieve a higher quality of life. Our Mission is to make a clear difference in sustainably meeting the growing global need for nutrition and health. Our Core Values are to:

Novus Triple S Bottom Line

Our Triple S Bottom Line: Solutions, Service & Sustainability “In 2012, we revised our approach in order to align all of our people, operations and systems behind an updated strategic message and help achieve our mission. We felt it was important to ensure we think, behave and are seen as a company with a wide range of solutions and a service offering that helps support the growth and profitability of our customers. Our objective is not just to sell products. We aim to serve our customers’ broader objectives by providing holistic, viable, practical, tailored solutions to their animal agriculture needs.”
Novus Brands

Novus Brands

Novus offers a wide variety of solutions and services to enhance animal health and well-being. While the roots of the company are grounded in methionine supplements, Novus has continued to expand its product offerings to provide comprehensive solutions and services for more productive, more sustainable agriculture.
2012 Novus Sustainability Highlights

2012 Novus Sustainability Highlights

January: Novus launched our new Triple S Bottom Line based on a customer-centric commitment, Solutions, Service, and Sustainability, to meet the needs of a growing world through localized solutions, committed service and unparalleled sustainability.
2012 Novus Awards

2012 Novus Awards

MINTREX® received the 2012 North American Animal Feed Ingredients Product Differentiation Excellence Award. MINTREX is intended to be used as a source of trace minerals in animal feed and maximizes the use of minerals by the animal through greater bioavailability of nutrients.

Points of Value in the Novus Value Chain

The biggest impact in our Value Chain is the contribution we make to global food security, food safety and food quality for millions of consumers throughout the world who consume animal proteins which have benefited from Novus feed supplements. Our products have an inherent sustainability advantage: they help protein producers at all stages in animal food production deliver more food at lower cost, with higher quality and safety and lower environmental impact, combined with enhanced well-being for their animals.

Key Sustainability Performance Indicators

As a rapidly growing global business, Novus maintains a keen focus on maintaining efficiency and fairness through three types of sustainability indicators - employee and workplace, environmental and social.
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