Elsevier

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Elsevier doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Elsevier has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 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 in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing overall 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

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Very high

Elsevier is a company in the paper products industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

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Very high

Elsevier, located in the Netherlands, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
0.73%

...this company is doing 0.73% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Elsevier, founded in 1880, is headquartered in Amsterdam and operates within the NLPaper products industry. As a global leader, the company specializes in providing advanced information solutions aimed at improving the work of professionals in science, health, and technology sectors. Their services are designed to support decision-making processes and improve the quality of care delivered by their users.

Bad news, Elsevier has not set SBTi commitments yet

Elsevier 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 efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Elsevier 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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