Washington, D.C. 20549








Specialized Disclosure Report


(Exact name of the registrant as specified in its charter)
The Kingdom of Denmark 333-82318 N/A
(State or other jurisdiction of
Incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
Novo Allé, DK-2880 Bagsværd, Denmark   N/A
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)
Karsten Munk Knudsen +45 4444 8888
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the
person to contact in connection with this report.)




Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:
  X    Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.




Section 1 - Conflict Minerals Disclosure


Items 1.01 and 1.02 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report, Exhibit


Conflict Minerals Disclosure


A copy of Novo Nordisk A/S’s Conflict Minerals Report for the year ended December 31, 2017 is provided as Exhibit 1.01 hereto and is publicly available at: https://www.novonordisk.com/sustainable-business/performance-on-tbl/more-about-how-we-work-and-report/transparency-disclosures.html


Section 2 – Exhibits


Item 2.01 Exhibits


Exhibit 1.01 – Conflict Minerals Report as required by Items 1.01 and 1.02 of this Form.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the duly authorized undersigned.



Date: May 31, 2018 NOVO NORDISK A/S
  By: /s/ Karsten Munk Knudsen
  Name: Karsten Munk Knudsen
  Title: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer