Baxter International

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Baxter International doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Baxter International has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts to lower carbon intensity and enhance overall sustainability.

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

Baxter International operates within the health and social services industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

Baxter International is situated in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 4.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Baxter International, founded in 1931, is a global healthcare company headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois. Operating in the health and social services industry, Baxter specializes in a wide range of medical products and services, including renal care, IV and infusion therapies, nutrition products, and surgical equipment. The company is dedicated to advancing healthcare innovations and expanding access to care in both emerging and developed markets.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Baxter International

Baxter International should establish transparent, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and actively encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

Bad news, Baxter International hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

Baxter International has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of setting or has not publicly disclosed its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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