Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is DENSO doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 8

DENSO has a DitchCarbon Score of 8 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that DENSO’s carbon intensity is high, reflecting significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current strategies may need substantial enhancement to better align with environmental sustainability goals.

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

DENSO is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

DENSO, located in Japan, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity, which positively influences the company’s sustainability profile. Operating in a region with a strong commitment to reducing emissions aids DENSO’s efforts in maintaining a lower carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 33.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1947, DENSO is a leading company in the global automotive industry, headquartered in Southfield. Specializing in the manufacturing of advanced automotive technology and components, DENSO serves major vehicle brands and is instrumental in shaping the future of mobility. The company offers a range of services including the development of connected cars, automated driving systems, shared mobility solutions, and vehicle electrification.

Good news, DENSO has set solid SBTi commitments

DENSO 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. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Our methodology

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