Guayakí Yerba Mate

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Guayakí Yerba Mate doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 27

Guayakí Yerba Mate has a DitchCarbon Score of 27 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score suggests a relatively high carbon intensity in their operations or supply chain. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its environmental impact and lower its carbon footprint.

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

Guayakí Yerba Mate is part of the beverages 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

Guayakí Yerba Mate operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 8.49% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1996 and based in Sebastopol, Guayakí Yerba Mate operates within the beverages industry, specializing in organic, shade-grown yerba mate. The company is committed to fair trade practices, supporting small farmers and indigenous communities in Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. Guayakí offers a variety of yerba mate products, including loose bulk, tea bags, concentrates, and ready-to-drink bottles, and is recognized as America’s best-selling yerba mate brand.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Guayakí Yerba Mate

Guayakí Yerba Mate should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.

Good news, Guayakí Yerba Mate has embraced SBTi commitments

Guayakí Yerba Mate has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This means the company is working towards significant and measurable reductions in its carbon footprint to contribute to global efforts in limiting global warming.

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