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Lancaster Colony Corporation

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Lancaster Colony Corporation doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Lancaster Colony Corporation has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 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. Improvements in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices are needed to increase their score.

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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Lancaster Colony Corporation operates within the food industry, 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

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Lancaster Colony Corporation, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
12.21%

...this company is doing 12.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Lancaster Colony Corporation, founded in 1961 and headquartered in Columbus, operates within the US food industry. The company specializes in manufacturing and marketing specialty foods for retail and foodservice markets, as well as glassware and candles. With a history of consistent dividend payments since 1963 and exceeding $1 billion in annual sales in 1998, Lancaster Colony continues to serve as a diversified marketer and manufacturer in its product segments.

Bad news, Lancaster Colony hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

Lancaster Colony Corporation has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources and enhance energy efficiency throughout its operations while shifting to low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce its emissions by 15%.
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