Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cabot doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 31

Cabot has a DitchCarbon Score of 31 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Improvements in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices are needed to increase their 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

Cabot 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

Very low




Very high

Cabot operates in the United States, a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 10.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Cabot Corporation, founded in 1882, is a prominent player in the global specialty chemicals and performance materials industry, with its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. As a member of the US industrial manufacturing sector, the company specializes in providing innovative solutions that address current customer challenges while anticipating future demands. Cabot Corporation offers a diverse range of services aimed at enhancing performance across various applications and markets.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Cabot

Cabot should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Bad news, Cabot has not set SBTi commitments yet

Cabot Corporation has pledged to align its operations and value chain with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment means the company will implement strategies and actions to cut emissions in line with what climate science deems necessary to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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