Colgate-Palmolive

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Colgate-Palmolive doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Colgate-Palmolive has a DitchCarbon Score of 45, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which suggests there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering their carbon intensity and enhancing their environmental 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

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Colgate-Palmolive is a company in the retail sector, which 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

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Colgate-Palmolive operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
2.38%

...this company is doing 2.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Colgate-Palmolive is a prominent player in the US retail sector, headquartered in New York and founded in 1806. As a global leader in consumer products, the company specializes in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care, and Pet Nutrition, serving over 200 countries and territories. With a workforce of 34,000, Colgate-Palmolive is committed to enhancing health and wellness for people and pets, while also focusing on environmental sustainability and community wellbeing.

Good news, Colgate-Palmolive has set SBTi climate action commitments

Colgate-Palmolive has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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