Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Legrand doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 71

Legrand has a DitchCarbon Score of 71, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity compared to many other companies, suggesting that Legrand is effectively managing and reducing its emissions. A score of 71 signifies that Legrand is committed to sustainability and is actively working towards minimizing its carbon footprint.

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

Legrand is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Legrand operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Legrand’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 40.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Legrand, founded in 1860 and headquartered in Limoges, operates in the energy generation and distribution industry. As a leader in electrical and digital building infrastructures, the company offers innovative and sustainable solutions for commercial, industrial, and residential markets. With sales exceeding €6.6 billion in 2019, Legrand is recognized on the Euronext Paris, contributing to the CAC 40 and Euronext ESG 80 indexes.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Legrand

Legrand should foster collaboration with industry peers to exchange best practices and resources, enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.

Good news, Legrand has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Legrand has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets 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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