Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is illycaffè doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

Illycaffè has a DitchCarbon Score of 54 out of 100, 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 of their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Illycaffè operates within the beverages 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

Illycaffè, located in Italy, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 18.51% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1933 and headquartered in Trieste, illycaffè is a renowned player in the beverages industry, specializing in the production and distribution of high-quality 100% Arabica espresso coffee. Serving a global market, illy coffee reaches consumers in over 140 countries and is featured in more than 100,000 premium restaurants and cafés. The company also emphasizes sustainable development through direct partnerships with coffee growers and offers extensive training via its Coffee University to promote coffee culture and expertise.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for illycaffè

Illycaffè should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote the reduction of emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

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

Illycaffè has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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