Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Glanbia doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Glanbia has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, which suggests there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a greater commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing their 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

Glanbia operates within the food industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

Glanbia operates in Ireland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Glanbia’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 23.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Kilkenny, Glanbia is a prominent player in the global food industry, specializing in nutrition and dairy products. The company offers a wide range of branded nutritional products and serves as an ingredient partner to the broader food industry, leveraging its expertise in science and nature. With a presence in 32 countries, over 6,000 employees, and an annual turnover exceeding €3.5 billion, Glanbia is committed to enriching lives with its performance nutrition and ingredient solutions.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Glanbia

Glanbia should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Good news, Glanbia has made solid SBTi commitments

Glanbia has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment involves aligning their carbon reduction strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

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