Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Galenica doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Galenica has a DitchCarbon Score of 51, 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 emissions are produced relative to their activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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

Galenica, a company in the health and social services industry, has a 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

Galenica is situated in Switzerland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 9.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Bern, Galenica is a leading healthcare provider in Switzerland’s health and social services industry. The company operates the largest pharmacy network in the country, with around 500 pharmacies owned, joint ventures, or run by independent partners. Galenica also develops its own brands and products, offers exclusive partner brands, and provides a range of health services and checks, alongside prewholesale and wholesale distribution services and database services for the Swiss healthcare market.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Galenica

Galenica could enhance its environmental performance by engaging with distribution partners to collaboratively work on reducing emissions in the downstream transportation and distribution process, potentially lowering their emissions by 20%.

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

Galenica 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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