Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Bakkavor doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Bakkavor 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, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability efforts.

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

Bakkavor operates within the food industry, 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

Bakkavor is situated in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable location supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

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

Bakkavor Group, founded in 1986 and headquartered in London, operates within the food industry as a leading manufacturer of fresh prepared foods. The company specializes in creating private label products for major grocery retailers and foodservice operators across the UK, the US, and China. Bakkavor’s extensive range of services includes supplying a variety of fresh food products to prominent UK retailers such as Tesco and Marks & Spencer, as well as international clients.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Bakkavor

Bakkavor should focus on implementing supplier engagement programs to foster emissions reductions across their value chain, which could potentially decrease their emissions by 35%.

Good news, Bakkavor has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Bakkavor has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

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