Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ball doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Ball Corporation 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 activity. 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

Ball Corporation operates within the paper products 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

The company Ball, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a favorable environmental impact. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 10.27% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ball Packaging Europe, founded in 1880 and based in Broomfield, was a prominent player in the paper products industry. As of June 30, 2016, the company was acquired by the Ardagh Group, marking the end of its independent operations. Customers and stakeholders are now directed to follow the Ardagh Group for updates and information on services previously offered by Ball Packaging Europe.

Good news, Ball Corporation has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Ball Corporation has established greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for their operations that align with the 1.5°C warming limit. These targets encompass both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should foster partnerships with industry peers to exchange effective strategies and resources, enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.

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Our methodology

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