Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Kikkoman doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 13

Kikkoman has a DitchCarbon Score of 13 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity in their operations and production processes. The company may need to implement significant improvements to reduce its environmental impact and enhance its sustainability efforts.

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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Very high

Kikkoman 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

Very low




Very high

Kikkoman operates in Japan, a country with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports Kikkoman’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their production processes.

...this company is doing 22.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Kikkoman, situated in Midden-Groningen, is a renowned entity in the food industry, known for its soy sauce and seasoning products. Founded in Japan in the 17th century, the company has grown into a global brand. Kikkoman offers a wide range of services including the production, distribution, and marketing of various food flavorings and soy-based products.

Good news, Kikkoman has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

Kikkoman has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will work towards limiting global warming by aligning its operations and strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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