Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ahlstrom doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Ahlstrom has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value of their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Ahlstrom is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Ahlstrom operates in Finland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and industrial backdrop.

...this company is doing 9.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ahlstrom, founded in 1851 and headquartered in Helsinki, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in innovative fiber-based materials. The company offers products for a variety of everyday applications, including filters, medical fabrics, and food packaging, with a focus on sustainable performance. With a workforce of 3,200 across 22 countries and 27 manufacturing plants, Ahlstrom generated net sales of EUR 1.1 billion in 2016 and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom could reduce its direct emissions by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment, which has the potential to lower their emissions by 15%.

Good news, Ahlstrom has made solid SBTi commitments

Ahlstrom has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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