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Cognizant

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cognizant doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 72

Cognizant has a DitchCarbon Score of 72, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the company has made significant efforts to reduce its carbon intensity. A score of 72 out of 100 reflects a commitment to lowering emissions and improving environmental impact.

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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Cognizant is a company in the services sector, which 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

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Cognizant, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
28.15%

...this company is doing 28.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Cognizant, founded in 1994 and headquartered in Teaneck Township, New Jersey, operates in the professional services industry. As a member of the NASDAQ-100, the company specializes in helping clients adapt to the digital era through innovative and efficient business, operating, and technology models. Ranked 205 on the Fortune 500, Cognizant is recognized as one of the most admired companies globally, offering consultative services across various industry sectors.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Cognizant

Cognizant should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting of these emissions and progress made towards diminishing them.

Good news, Cognizant has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Cognizant has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
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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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