Danone

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Danone doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 67

Danone has a DitchCarbon Score of 67, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity in its production and supply chain. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon intensity.

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

Danone 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

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Very high

Danone operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports Danone’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
31.79%

...this company is doing 31.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1919 and headquartered in Paris, Danone operates within the food industry and has become a global leader in providing a variety of health-oriented food products. The company offers a diverse range of items across four business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. With a presence in over 130 markets and a commitment to social progress, Danone achieved sales of around €22 billion in 2016, supported by a portfolio of both international and local brands.

Good news, Danone has set science-based climate action targets

Danone has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves implementing strategies to cut emissions across all direct and indirect activities associated with their business.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Danone should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote the reduction of emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.
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