Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Dole doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

Dole has a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. There is significant room for Dole to improve in reducing its carbon footprint and enhancing its environmental sustainability.

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

Dole is a company in the services sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. 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

Dole operates in Ireland, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Dole’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their business operations.

...this company is doing 4.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1851 and headquartered in Thousand Oaks, Dole Food Company operates within the agribusiness and food production industry. The company specializes in providing high-quality fresh fruits, vegetables, and food products, while emphasizing sustainable environmental practices. Dole is also dedicated to nutrition education and research, playing a pivotal role in promoting the health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables.

Bad news, Dole has yet to commit to SBTi targets

Dole has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global climate action efforts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Dole should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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