Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Hokuetsu doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Hokuetsu has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Hokuetsu needs to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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

Hokuetsu operates in the paper products industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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 company Hokuetsu, located in Japan, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that their sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s commitment to low carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 17.73% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Hokuetsu Corporation, founded in 1907, is a prominent player in the paper products industry located in Chuo, Japan. The company specializes in the production and distribution of a wide range of paper products, including printing paper, writing paper, and specialty papers. Over the years, Hokuetsu has established itself as a key supplier to various industries, both domestically and internationally.

Bad news, Hokuetsu hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Hokuetsu has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

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