Ingredion

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ingredion doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

Ingredion has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. Efforts to lower carbon intensity would enhance Ingredion’s sustainability profile and contribute to better environmental outcomes.

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Industry emissions intensity

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Ingredion is a company in the food 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

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Ingredion is situated in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
6.79%

...this company is doing 6.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ingredion, founded in 1906 and headquartered in Westchester, operates within the US food industry as a leading global ingredients solutions provider. The company specializes in producing sweeteners, starches, nutrition ingredients, and biomaterials for a wide range of applications including food, beverages, paper, and pharmaceuticals. With a workforce of approximately 11,000 employees, Ingredion serves customers across more than 100 countries in various sectors.

Good news, Ingredion has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

Ingredion has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. Their efforts align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Ingredion should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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