ifm sustainability report

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ifm sustainability report doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

IFM’s sustainability report indicates a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, reflecting a lower level of sustainability performance. This score suggests that IFM has a relatively high carbon intensity in its operations. The company may need to implement more robust measures 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

IFM operates within the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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 sustainability report indicates that the company, located in Germany, has a medium carbon intensity rating. This suggests that while Germany’s national carbon intensity impacts the company, their sustainability efforts are moderately effective in mitigating their environmental footprint.

...this company is doing 8.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Essen, Germany, ifm is a prominent player in the energy generation and distribution industry. Specializing in automation technology, the company offers a wide range of products including sensors, controllers, and systems for industrial automation. With a global presence spanning 70 countries and a commitment to quality ‘Made in Germany’, ifm stands as an industry leader with a strong focus on innovation and customer service.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for ifm sustainability report

The company could reduce its Scope 1 emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

Good news, IFM has committed to SBTi sustainability goals

The company IFM has pledged to align with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with climate science. This commitment involves setting and pursuing specific, measurable targets to significantly lower their carbon footprint across their operations and value chain.

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