Barry Callebaut Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Barry Callebaut Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Barry Callebaut Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests there is significant room for improvement in reducing their carbon intensity. The company’s current efforts reflect a below-average commitment to lowering emissions and enhancing sustainability.

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Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Barry Callebaut Group 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

The Barry Callebaut Group, located in Switzerland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 4.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Zurich, the Barry Callebaut Group is a titan in the food industry, specializing in high-quality chocolate and cocoa products. With annual sales of around CHF 6.7 billion, the company operates over 50 production facilities globally and employs approximately 10,000 people. The Barry Callebaut Group offers a wide range of services, including the sourcing and processing of cocoa beans, and the production of fine chocolates, catering to both industrial manufacturers and gourmet professionals.

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Good news, Barry Callebaut Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Barry Callebaut Group has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions across their operations. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C by addressing emissions from both direct operations and indirect energy sources.

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