BRF

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BRF doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

BRF has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in lowering emissions and enhancing sustainability practices.

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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BRF operates within the food industry, 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

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Very high

A company located in Brazil benefits from a very low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall impact on climate change.
28.79%

...this company is doing 28.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

BRF, founded in 1934 and headquartered in Cerquilho, operates within the food industry as a leading global producer and exporter. The company is committed to sustainable management across its extensive supply chain, offering a diverse range of over 4,000 products through iconic brands like Sadia, Perdigão, and Qualy. With a presence in more than 140 countries, BRF ensures safety, quality, and integrity in its operations, which include over 35 production plants and 40 distribution centers.

Good news, BRF has made solid SBTi commitments

BRF has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based environmental targets to limit global warming and transition towards a sustainable business model.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

BRF should focus on fostering supplier engagement initiatives to promote the reduction of Scope 3 emissions, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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