Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Altria doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 53

Altria has a DitchCarbon Score of 53 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 how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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

Altria is part of the tobacco industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Very low




Very high

Altria operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that Altria’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.

...this company is doing 9.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Altria, headquartered in Richmond, was founded in 1919 and operates within the tobacco industry as a Fortune 200 company. It owns prominent subsidiaries such as Philip Morris USA and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, offering products ranging from cigarettes to e-vapor and smokeless tobacco. Altria is committed to evolving with consumer preferences, investing in less harmful tobacco product development, and contributing to community and employee development.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Altria

Altria should establish emissions reduction targets for their purchased goods and services to encourage investment in lower carbon footprint alternatives and foster collaboration with suppliers on sustainability initiatives, potentially reducing their emissions by 25%.

Good news, Altria has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability.

Altria has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments aimed at significantly reducing their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. These targets align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

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