Detection Technology

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Detection Technology doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Detection Technology has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment 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

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Detection Technology operates within the computer services industry, which has a very low 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

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Detection Technology operates in Finland, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based advantages.
10.11%

...this company is doing 10.11% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Detection Technology, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Oulu, operates within the computer services industry, specializing in X-ray imaging subsystems and components. The company has expanded its reach to over 240 customers across 40 countries and employs more than 400 individuals in Finland, China, and the US. With a robust product range and a significant 18% growth in net sales to EUR 89 million in 2017, Detection Technology is a key player in its sector, publicly traded on the Nasdaq First North Finland with the ticker symbol DETEC.

Good news, Detection Technology has embraced SBTi commitments

Detection Technology 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 cut emissions across its operations and value chain to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

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