DIC Corporation sustainability report

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is DIC Corporation sustainability report doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

DIC Corporation has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. 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

Very low




Very high

DIC Corporation operates within 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

DIC Corporation operates in Japan, a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 0.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

DIC Corporation, founded in 1908 and headquartered in Chuo, Japan, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in the production of printing inks, organic pigments, and synthetic resins. As a leader in the fine chemicals industry, DIC offers a diverse portfolio of materials and products that serve various markets, including automotive, electronics, and food packaging, enhancing “color” and “comfort” in everyday life. With a global presence, the company has expanded its reach to 174 group companies across 63 countries and territories, focusing on growth markets in Asia and beyond.

Good news, DIC Corporation has embraced SBTi commitments

DIC Corporation has established sustainability targets aimed at significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C, reflecting the company’s commitment to environmental responsibility.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

DIC Corporation should establish reduction targets for emissions associated with their purchased goods and services to potentially decrease their emissions by 25%.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.