Ashland

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ashland doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 53

Ashland has a DitchCarbon Score of 53, 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 they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and better performance in 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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Very high

Ashland is a company in 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

Low

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Very high

Ashland, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for energy use. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s lower reliance on high-carbon energy sources.
11.71%

...this company is doing 11.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ashland Global Holdings Inc., founded in 1924, is headquartered in Covington, Kentucky, and operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. As a leading specialty chemicals company, Ashland offers a diverse array of products and services across various markets such as adhesives, construction, and personal care. The company boasts a team of nearly 7,000 employees dedicated to providing innovative solutions to customers in over 100 countries.

Good news, Ashland has committed to science-based climate targets

Ashland has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company is working towards aligning its operations and strategies with the level of decarbonization required to keep global temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Ashland should establish science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and enhance transparency in reporting their progress, while encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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