Corning

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Corning doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Corning has a DitchCarbon Score of 56 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value of their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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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Corning 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

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Corning, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s relatively lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.
14.71%

...this company is doing 14.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1851, Corning is situated at the forefront of the US industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in materials science. The company has become a pivotal player in various markets, including optical communications, mobile consumer electronics, display technology, automotive, and life sciences. Corning offers a wide array of services, from producing damage-resistant cover glass for mobile devices to creating advanced materials for drug discovery and clean-air technologies.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Corning

Corning should investigate alternative fuels for transportation and operational processes to capitalize on potential emissions reductions.

Good news, Corning has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

Corning 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 global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°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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