Borregaard

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Borregaard doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Borregaard has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, 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 suggests that Borregaard is making significant efforts to reduce its carbon intensity and enhance its environmental performance.

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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Borregaard is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

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Borregaard operates in Norway, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for its operations.
19.71%

...this company is doing 19.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1889 and headquartered in Sarpsborg, Norway, Borregaard operates within the industrial manufacturing sector and is renowned for owning the world’s most advanced biorefinery. The company specializes in producing sustainable biochemicals, biomaterials, and bioethanol, as well as additives and fine chemicals, which serve as eco-friendly alternatives to oil-based products. With a workforce of 1050 employees, Borregaard maintains a global presence with facilities and sales offices across Europe, the USA, Asia, and Africa, emphasizing research and development as a core aspect of its growth strategy.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Borregaard

Borregaard should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.

Good news, Borregaard has set science-based climate targets

Borregaard has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. This involves significant cuts in their direct and indirect emissions, encompassing both scope 1 and scope 2 categories.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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