Mars

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Mars doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 49

Mars has a DitchCarbon Score of 49 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better 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

Mars operates within the food industry, which has a medium 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

Very low

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Very high

The company Mars, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, which positively reflects on its sustainability efforts. Operating in an area with a lower carbon footprint helps enhance the company’s environmental profile.
13.79%

...this company is doing 13.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1911, Mars, Inc. is a prominent player in the US food industry, headquartered in McLean, Virginia. The company boasts a diverse portfolio of products and services, catering to both human and pet needs, with a workforce of over 100,000 associates worldwide. Mars operates globally in more than 80 countries, producing well-known brands such as M&M’s, SNICKERS, and PEDIGREE, and offers veterinary health services through its network of pet hospitals.

Good news, Mars has set robust SBTi climate commitments

Mars has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves taking decisive action to lower emissions within their direct control and throughout their value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Mars should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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