Barilla Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Barilla Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 28

Barilla Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 28 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations, suggesting that their emissions are relatively significant. To enhance their sustainability efforts, Barilla Group needs to focus on reducing their carbon intensity and adopting more eco-friendly strategies.

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

Barilla Group operates within 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

The Barilla Group, located in Italy, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity, which positively influences the sustainability of their operations. This indicates that the company’s environmental impact is reduced due to Italy’s commitment to low carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 7.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Barilla Group, founded in 1877, is a renowned Italian family-owned company in the food industry, headquartered in Parma. As a global leader, Barilla specializes in producing pasta, ready-made sauces, bakery products, and crispbreads, serving over 100 countries with a workforce of more than 8,000 employees across 29 production sites. The company is committed to offering healthy food options while embracing sustainable practices and fostering inclusive community engagement under its “Good for You, Good for the Planet” philosophy.

Good news, Barilla Group has set solid SBTi commitments

Barilla Group has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the 2°C warming limit. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Barilla Group could reduce its scope 1 emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

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Our methodology

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