LANXESS

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is LANXESS doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 57

LANXESS has a DitchCarbon Score of 57 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would signify greater success in achieving lower carbon intensity and more sustainable practices.

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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LANXESS is a company in 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

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LANXESS, situated 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.
15.71%

...this company is doing 15.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

LANXESS is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in specialty chemicals and headquartered in Bonn. Founded in 2005, the company has expanded to employ approximately 19,200 people across 25 countries and operates 75 production sites globally. Their services encompass the development, manufacturing, and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, plastics, and synthetic rubber through their joint venture ARLANXEO.

Good news, LANXESS has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

LANXESS has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves taking actionable steps to decrease emissions within their direct operations and energy purchases.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

LANXESS should set clear, science-informed targets for reducing Scope 3 emissions, maintain openness in reporting their progress, and promote environmental responsibility throughout their supply chain to potentially decrease emissions by 35%.
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