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Flowers Foods

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Flowers Foods doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Flowers Foods has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices is needed to increase their score.

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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Flowers Foods is a company in the food industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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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Flowers Foods operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
12.21%

...this company is doing 12.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Flowers Foods, based in Thomasville, is a prominent player in the US food industry, founded in 1919. The company specializes in producing and marketing a wide range of packaged bakery goods, including breads, buns, rolls, and snack cakes. Serving both retail and foodservice customers, Flowers Foods operates 47 bakeries and distributes its products, such as Nature’s Own and Wonder Bread, across the United States.

Bad news, Flowers Foods hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Flowers Foods 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...

Flowers Foods could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance production sustainability.
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