Asahi Kasei

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Asahi Kasei doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Asahi Kasei has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. To enhance its sustainability efforts, Asahi Kasei needs to focus on reducing its carbon footprint.

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

Asahi Kasei is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Asahi Kasei operates in Japan, where the carbon intensity is rated as low, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 8.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Asahi Kasei is a diversified company based in Tokyo, Japan, operating in the industrial manufacturing sector. Founded in 1931, it has grown to offer a wide range of products, including chemicals, fibers, and electronic materials. The company is known for its innovation and contribution to various industries both in Japan and internationally.

Good news, Asahi Kasei has embraced SBTi commitments

Asahi Kasei has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by aligning its operational greenhouse gas emission reduction targets (scopes 1 and 2) with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment signifies the company’s dedication to implementing environmentally responsible practices and contributing to global climate action efforts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Asahi Kasei should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, enhance transparency in their Scope 3 reporting, and encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain to potentially reduce emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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