KIRCHHOFF Automotive

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is KIRCHHOFF Automotive doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

KIRCHHOFF Automotive has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. There is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing their environmental impact.

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

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

KIRCHHOFF Automotive, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 4.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

KIRCHHOFF Automotive, founded in 1785, is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in the automotive industry. Headquartered in Germany, the company operates globally with around 9,000 employees and approximately 30 production plants across 11 countries. They offer a range of services including the development and supply of complex metal and hybrid structures for body-in-white, crash management systems, and chassis applications, leveraging advanced technologies and close cooperation with automotive manufacturers.

Good news, KIRCHHOFF Automotive has embraced SBTi commitments

KIRCHHOFF Automotive 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 to align with the goal of limiting global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

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KIRCHHOFF Automotive could potentially reduce its emissions by 30% by shifting to renewable energy sources for all its purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling needs.

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