Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Applus+ doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

Applus+ has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing their environmental performance.

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

Applus+ operates in the services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Applus+ is situated in Spain, a country with a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 4.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Cerdanyola del Vallès, Applus+ is a global leader in the Testing, Inspection & Certification industry. The company operates a vast network of over 350 offices and laboratories across more than 70 countries, employing approximately 18,700 people. Applus+ offers a diverse range of services including industrial inspection, product testing, vehicle inspections, and engineering solutions across its four specialized divisions.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Applus+

Applus+ should enhance their energy efficiency by adopting comprehensive measures across their operations, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 25%.

Good news, Applus+ has set solid SBTi commitments

Applus+ has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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