Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Bakkafrost doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Bakkafrost has a DitchCarbon Score of 51, 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 its output. 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

Very low




Very high

Bakkafrost operates in the food industry, which has a medium 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

Bakkafrost operates in a region with an unknown carbon intensity rating, making it challenging to assess the sustainability impact of its location. Without this data, the environmental footprint of the company’s operations in relation to the wider area in Western Europe cannot be accurately determined.

...this company is doing 15.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Glyvrar, Faroe Islands, Bakkafrost operates within the seafood industry as a premier producer of high-quality salmon. As the world’s most vertically integrated salmon farming company, Bakkafrost manages the entire production process, from feed to finished products, ensuring exceptional traceability and consistent quality. The company is dedicated to sustainable practices and fish welfare, leveraging the pristine conditions of the North Atlantic to produce nutritious salmon products.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Bakkafrost

Bakkafrost should encourage their capital goods suppliers to adopt emission reduction strategies, which could potentially lower their Scope 3 emissions by 0.2%.

Good news, Bakkafrost has set solid SBTi commitments

Bakkafrost has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. This involves significant cuts in their scope 1 and 2 emissions, demonstrating a strong dedication to environmental sustainability.

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