Carlsberg Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Carlsberg Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Carlsberg Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in their operations, suggesting that their environmental impact is significant. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce emissions and enhance their overall sustainability.

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

Carlsberg Group 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

The Carlsberg Group, located in Denmark, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 2.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1847 and headquartered in Copenhagen, the Carlsberg Group is a prominent player in the beverages industry, particularly known for its beer production. The company operates globally, offering a wide range of beer and other beverage brands, with Carlsberg, Baltika, and Tuborg being some of its most recognized names. Committed to sustainability, Carlsberg employs over 40,000 people and markets its products in more than 150 countries, while advocating for responsible consumption.

Good news, Carlsberg Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Carlsberg Group has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. Their goals align with the necessary reductions to maintain global temperature rise within 1.5°C, addressing both direct and indirect emissions from their production processes.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Carlsberg Group should undertake a thorough inventory of all direct emissions sources to identify and prioritize areas for reduction.

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Our methodology

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