AquaBounty Technologies

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is AquaBounty Technologies doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

AquaBounty Technologies 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 provide. 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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AquaBounty Technologies is part of 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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AquaBounty Technologies, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
0.36%

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

AquaBounty Technologies Inc, founded in 1991, is a biotechnology company based in Maynard, Massachusetts, with additional operations in Fortune, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Operating within the research and development sector of the aquaculture industry, the company specializes in the genetic modification of Atlantic salmon to enhance sustainable farming practices. AquaBounty is recognized for its innovative approach to aquaculture, leading the charge in the blue revolution with its bioscience breakthroughs.

Good news, AquaBounty Technologies has embraced SBTi commitments

AquaBounty Technologies has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) goals to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainable practices.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

AquaBounty Technologies should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.
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