Compass Minerals

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Compass Minerals doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

Compass Minerals has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts to lower carbon intensity and enhance 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

Compass Minerals is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

Compass Minerals operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its operations.

...this company is doing 0.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Compass Minerals, founded in 1844 and headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. As a prominent player in the industry, the company specializes in producing essential minerals, including salt for winter road safety and specialty plant nutrients, across facilities in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and the U.K. Compass Minerals, publicly traded since 2003, offers a diverse range of products and services, from deicing technologies to records management, catering to consumer, agricultural, and industrial needs.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Bad news, Compass Minerals hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

Compass Minerals 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 climate action efforts.
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