JTEKT North America

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is JTEKT North America doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 65

JTEKT North America has a DitchCarbon Score of 65, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity, suggesting they are taking steps to reduce emissions. A higher score would denote even greater success in lowering their carbon intensity and enhancing their environmental performance.

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

JTEKT North America operates in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium 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

Very low




Very high

JTEKT North America operates in Japan, a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 23.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

JTEKT North America, headquartered in Greenville, operates in the industrial manufacturing sector and was founded in January 2006. The company emerged from the merger of Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd. and Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd., combining their expertise in bearings and machine tool manufacturing. JTEKT North America offers a range of products, including steering systems, driveline components, automotive pumps, and various types of bearings, as well as machine tools and mechatronics, serving a global clientele with advanced technological solutions.

Good news, JTEKT North America has embraced SBTi commitments

JTEKT North America 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 and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

JTEKT North America should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially lower their emissions by 30%.

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Our methodology

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