Exact Sciences

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Exact Sciences doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 60

Exact Sciences has a DitchCarbon Score of 60, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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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Exact Sciences is a company in the research and development 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

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Exact Sciences, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively lower environmental impact from energy production.
8.64%

...this company is doing 8.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Exact Sciences, founded in 1995, is headquartered in Madison, United States, and operates within the research and development sector of the healthcare industry. The company specializes in molecular diagnostics, particularly focusing on the early detection of colorectal cancer through its proprietary stool-based DNA (sDNA) technology. Exact Sciences’ innovative screening solutions are recognized and included in the colorectal cancer screening guidelines by prominent organizations, offering non-invasive testing options to improve patient outcomes.

Bad news, Exact Sciences hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Exact Sciences 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...

Exact Sciences could reduce its scope 2 emissions by investing in energy-efficient appliances and equipment, potentially decreasing its emissions by 20%.
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