Kumho Tire

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Kumho Tire doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 15

Kumho Tire has a DitchCarbon Score of 15 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to industry benchmarks. Kumho Tire needs to implement significant improvements to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability measures.

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

Kumho Tire operates within 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

Kumho Tire, based in South Korea, operates in a region with a specific carbon intensity rating that influences the company’s environmental impact. The sustainability of Kumho Tire’s operations is thus partially dependent on South Korea’s efforts to manage its carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 26.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Kumho Tire, founded in 1960 and headquartered in Gwangju, is a key player in the industrial manufacturing sector, particularly known for its expertise in tire production. As a global leader in the tire industry, the company offers a wide range of products and services aimed at enhancing the driving experience for customers worldwide. With a strong presence in the United States, Kumho Tire USA operates from Atlanta, Georgia, focusing on sales, marketing, product development, and distribution.

Good news, Kumho Tire has embraced SBTi commitments

Kumho Tire 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.

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