Canon

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Canon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 67

Canon has a DitchCarbon Score of 67, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon intensity, suggesting they are actively working to lower emissions. A higher score would denote even greater success in Canon’s sustainability and carbon intensity reduction initiatives.

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

Low

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Very high

Canon, a company in the retail sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Low

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Very high

Canon, located in Japan, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity, which positively influences the company’s sustainability profile. Operating in a region with a strong environmental performance aids Canon’s efforts in maintaining a lower carbon footprint.
19.62%

...this company is doing 19.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Canon Inc., founded in 1937 and based in Tokyo, Japan, operates in the retail sector as a multinational corporation. The company specializes in a wide array of products, including imaging equipment, office printers, cameras, and medical systems. With a significant global presence, Canon employs around 195,000 people and serves various markets with its innovative technologies and solutions.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Canon

Canon should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in their Scope 3 emissions.

Good news, Canon has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability

Canon has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), aligning their carbon reduction goals with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming. This commitment involves reducing greenhouse gas emissions across their operations and value chain in accordance with the latest climate science.
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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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