Hero Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Hero Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Hero Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

Hero Group is a part of the food 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

Hero Group operates in Switzerland, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix and lower greenhouse gas emissions. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 4.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Hero Group is a prominent player in the food industry, headquartered in Lenzburg, Switzerland. Founded in 1886, the company has built a reputation for producing high-quality, natural food products. Hero Group offers a diverse range of items aimed at meeting the modern consumer’s desire for authentic and honest foods, emphasizing a return to simplicity and purity in their offerings.

Good news, Hero Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Hero Group 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 means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Hero Group should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and prioritize areas for energy efficiency improvements and transition to low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

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Our methodology

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