ITW

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ITW doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

ITW has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with environmental sustainability goals.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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ITW is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Very high

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
2.71%

...this company is doing 2.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Glenview, ITW is a stalwart in the industrial manufacturing sector. As a global industrial entity, ITW operates with a unique business model across seven leading segments, delivering innovative and customer-centric solutions. With a workforce of over 50,000, ITW has demonstrated robust growth and profitability, achieving revenues of $13.6 billion in 2016, with a significant international presence.

Good news, ITW has committed to science-based climate targets

ITW has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut emissions across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

ITW should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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