Marfrig Global Foods

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Marfrig Global Foods doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 29

Marfrig Global Foods has a DitchCarbon Score of 29 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are needed to increase their score and decrease carbon intensity.

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

Marfrig Global Foods operates in 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

Very low




Very high

Marfrig Global Foods operates in Brazil, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 6.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Marfrig Global Foods, founded in 2000 and headquartered in São Paulo, operates in the food industry, specializing in beef, lamb, and fish-based products. As one of the most internationalized Brazilian food companies, Marfrig’s reach extends to approximately 100 countries with a workforce of 23,000 employees. The company manages a diverse and flexible operational platform with 44 production, commercial, and distribution units across 11 countries in the Americas, Asia, and Oceania.

Good news, Marfrig Global Foods has set SBTi commitments

Marfrig Global Foods has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves implementing strategies to cut emissions across all direct and indirect activities associated with their business.

There’s always room for improvement,

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

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Our methodology

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