Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Brown-Forman doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Brown-Forman has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for Brown-Forman to increase its score.

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

Brown-Forman is part of the beverages 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

Very low




Very high

Brown-Forman, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.

...this company is doing 12.49% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1870, Brown-Forman is a renowned player in the beverages industry, headquartered in Louisville. The company boasts a legacy of over 150 years, specializing in the production and distribution of premium alcohol brands. With a global presence, Brown-Forman employs around 4,700 people and offers a diverse portfolio that includes celebrated names like Jack Daniel’s and Woodford Reserve.

Bad news, Brown-Forman hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Brown-Forman 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,

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Our methodology

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