Alcon

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Alcon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

Alcon has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that Alcon’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

Industry emissions intensity

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Alcon, a company in the health and social services industry, has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

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Alcon is situated in Switzerland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
0.44%

...this company is doing 0.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1945 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Alcon operates in the health and social services industry, specializing in eye care. The company is recognized as a global leader, offering a wide range of products for surgical and vision care to enhance sight and improve lives. Alcon’s extensive portfolio serves over 260 million people annually across more than 140 countries, addressing conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Alcon

Alcon should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.

Good news, Alcon has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Alcon has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
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