BD

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BD doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

BD has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A higher score suggests that BD is making significant efforts to reduce their carbon intensity and improve their environmental impact.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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BD is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a very 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

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Very high

A company located in Bangladesh benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. In contrast, a company in the United States faces a higher carbon intensity environment, which may pose greater challenges for achieving sustainability goals.
20.71%

...this company is doing 20.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

BD, founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, operates in the global medical technology industry. The company specializes in advancing health by enhancing medical discovery, diagnostics, and care delivery. BD offers a wide range of services, including solutions for cellular studies, genomics, infectious disease diagnosis, medication management, and diabetes care.

Good news, BD has made solid SBTi commitments

BD has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should foster sustainability throughout its supply chain to align with science-based Scope 3 emission reduction goals, potentially decreasing its emissions by 35%.
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