Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Borealis doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 52

Borealis has a DitchCarbon Score of 52, 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 emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing 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

Very low




Very high

Borealis is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Borealis is situated in Austria, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 10.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Vienna, Austria, Borealis operates in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in plastics, chemicals, and fertilizers. The company is known for its innovative approach, leveraging proprietary technologies like Borstar® and Borlink™ to serve various industries, including energy, automotive, and agriculture. With a global presence in over 120 countries and a commitment to sustainability and excellence, Borealis continues to expand the possibilities of its products while prioritizing health, safety, and environmental stewardship.

Bad news, Borealis hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Borealis has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Borealis should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions from owned or controlled sources.
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Our methodology

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