Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Danfoss doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

Danfoss has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower level of sustainability performance. This score suggests that Danfoss has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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

Danfoss is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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

Danfoss is situated in Denmark, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and infrastructure.

...this company is doing 11.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1933 and headquartered in Sønderborg Municipality, Danfoss operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. The company specializes in engineering technologies for infrastructure, energy efficiency, and climate-friendly solutions, including refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating. With a presence in over 100 countries, Danfoss continues to lead in innovation and sustainable development, maintaining its family ownership while achieving significant financial growth.

Good news, Danfoss has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Danfoss has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments aimed at significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Danfoss should undertake a thorough assessment of all direct emissions sources to identify and quantify their Scope 1 footprint.

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Our methodology

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