Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is KPN doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

KPN has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. 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

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Very high

KPN is a company in the telecommunications sector, which has a low 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

KPN is situated in the Netherlands, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances KPN’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 3.81% worse in emissions than the industry average.

KPN is a prominent player in the telecommunications sector, headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands. Founded in 1989, the company has been making technology accessible for decades. KPN offers a range of services including telecommunication solutions and ICT products, focusing on themes such as new ways of living and working, security and privacy, and sustainable business practices.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for KPN

KPN should foster sustainability throughout its supply chain to align with science-based Scope 3 emission reduction goals, potentially decreasing its emissions by 35%.

Good news, KPN has set solid SBTi climate commitments

KPN has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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