Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Brennt doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

Brennt has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity, suggesting they are taking steps to reduce emissions. However, there is room for improvement to achieve a lower carbon intensity and a higher sustainability rating.

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

Brennt is a company in the services 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

Very low




Very high

The company Brennt, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This suggests that while Germany’s national energy mix has a moderate environmental impact, Brennt’s sustainability efforts may also need to be more robust to further reduce their carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 20.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1874 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Brenntag is a leading company in the chemical and ingredients distribution industry. With its headquarters in Essen, Germany, the company operates a vast network across 77 countries and employs over 17,000 people. Brenntag offers a comprehensive range of services including the distribution of industrial and specialty chemicals, tailor-made solutions, and a commitment to sustainability within the sector.

Good news, Brennt has made solid SBTi commitments

Brennt has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment means the company will implement environmentally sustainable practices to meet the rigorous criteria set by the SBTi for limiting global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Brennt should establish transparent, science-based goals for diminishing their Scope 3 emissions and actively encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially reducing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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