Green Plains

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Green Plains doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Green Plains has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts in lowering carbon intensity and advancing their sustainability agenda.

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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Very high

Green Plains is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

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Very high

Green Plains, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s relatively lower carbon emissions.
10.56%

...this company is doing 10.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Green Plains Inc., founded in 2004 and headquartered in Omaha, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. As a leading entity, it specializes in ethanol production, commodity processing, and marketing services, boasting the second-largest ethanol production capacity globally. The company also holds significant interests in Green Plains Partners LP, which focuses on fuel storage and transportation infrastructure.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Green Plains

Green Plains should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in Scope 3 emissions, potentially decreasing their total emissions by 35%.

Good news, Green Plains has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Green Plains has committed to setting targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves significant cuts in their scope 1 and 2 emissions to contribute to the global effort against climate change.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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