The Greenbrier Companies

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Greenbrier Companies doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 34

The Greenbrier Companies has a DitchCarbon Score of 34 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations and practices. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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

The Greenbrier Companies is part of the transport services 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

Very low




Very high

The Greenbrier Companies, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that their sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact from energy production.

...this company is doing 7.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

The Greenbrier Companies, founded in 1981 and based in Lake Oswego, Oregon, operates within the transport services industry, specializing in railroad equipment and services. As a prominent supplier, Greenbrier manufactures new railroad freight cars, offers marine barge construction, and provides a range of services including wheel reconditioning and parts production across multiple U.S. and Mexican facilities. Additionally, through a joint venture and international operations, the company extends its refurbishment and management services to a vast fleet of railcars in North America and Europe.

Bad news, Greenbrier Companies haven't committed to SBTi goals yet

The Greenbrier Companies have not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means they have not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Greenbrier Companies should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing consumption across all procured energy forms, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, to leverage a potential 0.3% emissions savings.
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