Dexcom

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Dexcom doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 69

Dexcom has a DitchCarbon Score of 69, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest a greater commitment to reducing carbon emissions and improving environmental performance.

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

Dexcom is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a very 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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Very high

Dexcom, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for energy use. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.
27.71%

...this company is doing 27.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in San Diego, Dexcom, Inc. operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in the development of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology. The company is dedicated to revolutionizing diabetes care and management for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Dexcom’s commitment to innovation has established it as a leader in providing solutions that enhance diabetes control and improve patient outcomes.

Good news, Dexcom has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Dexcom 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.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Dexcom should actively involve their workforce in energy-saving initiatives and perform consistent energy audits to pinpoint optimization opportunities, while establishing attainable goals for diminishing emissions from stationary combustion sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.
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