Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Carnival doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Carnival has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects a mid-range carbon intensity compared to other companies. There is room for improvement in reducing their carbon footprint to achieve a higher level of environmental performance.

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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Very high

Carnival, a company in the other sector, has a very low 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

Carnival, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for its activities. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 7.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Carnival Corporation & plc, founded in 1972, is headquartered in Miami, Florida, and operates as a leading global cruise company. It serves a diverse international customer base with its portfolio of renowned brands, including Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, and Princess Cruises, among others. The company offers a variety of holiday and vacation products, attracting approximately 10 million guests annually across its cruise and tour operations.

Bad news, Carnival hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Carnival Corporation 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 warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Carnival should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and implement energy efficiency measures and transition to low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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