Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Instone doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 28

Instone has a DitchCarbon Score of 28 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that Instone’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

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

Instone is a company in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Instone, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a positive impact on the company’s sustainability efforts. The company’s location in an area with low carbon intensity suggests that its operations are likely contributing less to carbon emissions compared to regions with higher carbon intensity.

...this company is doing 1.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Alsip, Instone operates within the US metals and mining industry as a leading wholesale distributor of Thin Veneer Masonry products. The company has established a strong dealer network from the Dakotas to Maine, partnering with prominent local companies. Instone is dedicated to enhancing dealer financial performance by improving cash flow, profitability, sales revenue, and overall productivity in the sales process.

Good news, Instone has made solid SBTi commitments

Instone has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include scopes 1 and 2, aligning with the necessary reductions to maintain global warming within 1.5°C. This commitment positions the company as an active participant in the global effort to mitigate climate change impacts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Instone should set clear, science-informed targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and foster sustainable practices throughout their supply chain, which could potentially decrease their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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