Cree

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cree doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Cree has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better environmental sustainability practices.

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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Very high

Cree operates within the industrial manufacturing 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

Very low

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Very high

Cree, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
4.71%

...this company is doing 4.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Wolfspeed, originally part of Cree Inc., is a prominent player in the US industrial manufacturing sector, founded in 2015 and headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. With nearly three decades of experience, the company specializes in producing wide bandgap semiconductor products for various markets including transportation, industrial and electronics, energy, and communications. Wolfspeed is recognized globally for supplying some of the fastest and most efficient semiconductor components, which contribute to enhanced system performance and cost reductions.

Bad news, Cree has not set SBTi commitments yet

The company has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means they have not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Cree should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions to enhance transparency and promote sustainability across their supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.
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