DWS Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is DWS Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

The DWS Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to reducing carbon intensity and enhancing their environmental sustainability efforts.

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

DWS Group is part of the finance 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

Very low




Very high

The DWS Group, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the country’s energy mix and industrial practices have a moderate impact on the company’s sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 6.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

DWS Group, founded in 1956 and headquartered in Frankfurt, operates in the finance sector as a leading asset management firm. As the mutual fund arm of Deutsche Asset Management, DWS Investments is recognized as the largest mutual fund company in Germany and ranks among the top three in Europe and the top ten globally. The company offers a wide range of investment services and has expanded its reach beyond Europe to the Americas and Asia Pacific.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for DWS Group

DWS Group should investigate alternative fuels and more efficient transportation and operational methods to potentially decrease their Scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Good news, DWS Group has embraced SBTi commitments

DWS Group 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 means they are working towards aligning their operations and strategies with the level of decarbonization required to keep global temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius.

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