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Lufthansa

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Lufthansa doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 4

Lufthansa has a DitchCarbon Score of 4 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the airline has a high carbon intensity compared to other companies. Lufthansa may need to implement significant measures to reduce its emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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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Lufthansa, a company in the aviation industry, has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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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Lufthansa, based in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the country’s energy mix has a moderate impact on the sustainability of the company’s operations.
9.45%

...this company is doing 9.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1953, Lufthansa is a leading player in the aviation industry, headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. As one of the world’s largest airlines, it operates flights to 211 destinations across 74 countries, boasting a fleet that includes some of the most fuel-efficient aircraft like the Boeing 747-8 and Airbus A380. Lufthansa is renowned for its premium services, environmental commitment, and has been recognized as “Europe’s best airline” by Skytrax.

Good news, Lufthansa has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Lufthansa has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the international goal to limit global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Lufthansa should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.
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