Johnson Electric

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Johnson Electric doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 43

Johnson Electric has a DitchCarbon Score of 43 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 a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

Johnson Electric is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

Johnson Electric, located in Washington, operates in a region with an unspecified carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations may be influenced by the local energy grid’s carbon footprint, which is determined by Washington’s energy policies and energy mix.

...this company is doing 1.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1959 and headquartered in Sha Tin, Johnson Electric is a leader in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in motion subsystems and components. The company operates globally with sixteen R&D centers and a vast manufacturing footprint, offering products such as DC motors, solenoids, and microswitches through its Automotive Products Group and Industry Products Group. With an annual production capacity exceeding one billion units, Johnson Electric serves a diverse range of applications in the automotive and industrial markets.

Good news, Johnson Electric has embraced SBTi commitments

Johnson Electric 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 its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Johnson Electric should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

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Our methodology

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