Cristal Union

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cristal Union doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Cristal Union has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

Very low




Very high

Cristal Union is a company in the food industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Cristal Union is situated in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 10.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Cristal Union, founded in 1998 and headquartered in Troyes, France, operates within the food industry. As a prominent grower-owned cooperative, the company is responsible for approximately 40% of France’s sugar beet production. They offer a range of services including the production of industrial and consumer sugar under the brands DADDY and Erstein, as well as the manufacture of alcohol and ethanol for various sectors such as perfume, cosmetics, and food.

Good news, Cristal Union has set solid SBTi commitments

Cristal Union has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the global objective to limit warming to well below 2°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Cristal Union should foster sustainability throughout their supply chain to align with science-based Scope 3 emission reduction goals, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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