Maersk

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Maersk doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Maersk has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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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Very high

Maersk is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Very high

Maersk, located in Denmark, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating strong sustainability efforts. The company’s operations are thus likely to have a lower environmental impact due to the region’s commitment to clean energy.
17.71%

...this company is doing 17.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Copenhagen, A. P. Moller – Maersk operates in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in transport and logistics. As a global leader in container shipping and ports, the company offers a range of services across 130 countries and employs approximately 88,000 people. Maersk is also recognized for its Energy division and holds the 240th position in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s top companies as of 2016.

Good news, Maersk has made solid SBTi commitments

Maersk has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its entire value chain. This commitment means the company is taking actionable steps to limit global warming in accordance with the latest climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Maersk should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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