Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Clariant doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Clariant has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

Very low




Very high

Clariant operates within the metals and mining 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

Clariant, located in Switzerland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 21.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Clariant, founded in 1995 and headquartered in Muttenz, operates within the Metals and Mining Industry. The company specializes in the production of specialty chemicals, catering to a diverse range of applications and industries. With a global presence and a workforce of approximately 17,000 employees, Clariant is committed to innovation and excellence in its field.

Good news, Clariant has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Clariant has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to well below 2°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions from their own operations and indirect emissions from the purchase of electricity, known as scope 1 and scope 2 emissions.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Clariant should establish rigorous science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, enhance the transparency of their Scope 3 reporting, and encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain to potentially decrease their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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