Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Fastenal doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Fastenal has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. A lower score suggests that Fastenal should implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its environmental performance.

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

Fastenal operates in the services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Fastenal, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a favorable environment for sustainable practices. The company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s commitment to low carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 10.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Winona, Fastenal has evolved into a major player in the industrial supply industry with nearly 2,600 locations worldwide. The company specializes in offering a wide range of OEM, MRO, and construction supplies, emphasizing growth through customer service and a decentralized, entrepreneurial approach. Fastenal prides itself on combining global resources with local expertise to be the best local supplier in every market it serves, while also committing to employment equity as an equal opportunity employer.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Fastenal

Fastenal should enhance their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Bad news, Fastenal hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Fastenal 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.
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