Amyris

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Amyris doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Amyris 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 they generate. 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

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Amyris is a company in the research and development sector, 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

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Amyris, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
0.36%

...this company is doing 0.36% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Amyris, founded in 2003 and headquartered in Emeryville, operates within the research and development sector of the renewable products industry. The company specializes in transforming plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules, offering sustainable ingredients for various markets such as chemicals, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Through its innovative bioscience solutions, Amyris supports leading brands in achieving sustainable growth with its No Compromise® products.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Amyris

Amyris should undertake a comprehensive inventory of all Scope 2 emissions sources specific to each location, establish reduction targets for all types of purchased energy, and improve monitoring and reporting systems to track progress and uncover additional reduction opportunities, which could potentially lower their emissions by 25%.

Bad news, Amyris hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Amyris has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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