Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Freshpet doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 3

Freshpet has a DitchCarbon Score of 3 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Freshpet may need to implement significant improvements to reduce its emissions and enhance its 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

Freshpet is a company in the food industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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

Freshpet operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively lower carbon emissions in its energy generation.

...this company is doing 32.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Freshpet, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Secaucus, operates within the US food industry, specializing in the production of fresh, all-natural refrigerated food for dogs and cats. As the fastest-growing pet food brand, Freshpet offers its products in over 16,000 stores nationwide, emphasizing its commitment to the well-being of pets, people, and the planet. Despite its growth to a mid-sized company, Freshpet maintains its entrepreneurial spirit and small-company atmosphere, fostering a passionate team dedicated to making a significant impact on pet health.

Bad news, Freshpet hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Freshpet 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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