Klöckner & Co SE

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Klöckner & Co SE doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Klöckner & Co SE has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

Klöckner & Co SE 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

Klöckner & Co SE, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 4.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Klöckner & Co SE, founded in 1906 and headquartered in Duisburg, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector as a leading distributor of steel and metal products. With a network of approximately 170 locations across 13 countries, the company serves around 120,000 customers and is committed to driving digital transformation in the steel industry. In 2017, Klöckner & Co achieved sales of €6.3 billion and is publicly traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, included in the SDAX Index.

Good news, Klöckner & Co has set SBTi climate commitments

Klöckner & Co SE has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by aligning their operational greenhouse gas emission reduction targets with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves significant reductions in their scope 1 and 2 emissions, which encompass direct emissions from owned or controlled sources and indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Klöckner & Co SE should set clear, science-driven targets for reducing Scope 3 emissions, maintain transparency in reporting their progress, and promote environmental sustainability throughout their supply chain to potentially reduce emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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