Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is IDEXX doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

IDEXX has a DitchCarbon Score of 50, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they generate. A score of 50 suggests that IDEXX has room for improvement in reducing its carbon intensity to enhance its environmental performance.

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

IDEXX operates in the research and development sector, which has a very low 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

IDEXX, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, which positively influences the company’s sustainability profile. The firm’s location in a region with a low carbon footprint supports its efforts in maintaining environmentally friendly operations.

...this company is doing 1.36% worse in emissions than the industry average.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., founded in 1983 and headquartered in Westbrook, Maine, operates in the research and development sector within the pet healthcare industry. The company employs approximately 7,000 people and is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of pets, people, and livestock. IDEXX offers a wide array of services including in-clinic diagnostic tests, reference laboratory services, telemedicine consultations, and practice management software, and also provides diagnostic solutions for the production animal and water quality sectors.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for IDEXX

IDEXX should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.

Good news, IDEXX has set science-based climate targets

IDEXX has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. Additionally, the company aims to procure renewable energy for its scope 2 emissions, supporting the same stringent temperature threshold.

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