Demant

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Demant doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 53

Demant has a DitchCarbon Score of 53, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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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Demant operates within the health and social services industry, which has a low 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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Demant is situated in Denmark, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
11.44%

...this company is doing 11.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1904, the William Demant Group is a prominent player in the hearing health care industry, headquartered in Denmark. The company specializes in creating, producing, and distributing a wide range of products and equipment aimed at improving communication for individuals with hearing impairments, including hearing devices, diagnostic instruments, and personal communication solutions. With a global presence through subsidiaries in over 25 countries, Demant employs more than 11,000 staff and generates revenues exceeding 11 billion Danish kroner.

Good news, Demant has made solid SBTi commitments

Demant has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to meet the Paris Agreement goals.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Demant should set clear, science-informed targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and foster sustainable practices throughout their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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