Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is McCormick doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 20

McCormick has a DitchCarbon Score of 20 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. McCormick may need to implement more robust measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability performance.

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

McCormick is a company in the food industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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

McCormick operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 15.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, founded in 1889, is headquartered in the United States and operates within the food industry. As a renowned global leader in flavor, McCormick offers a wide range of products including spices, seasoning mixes, and condiments. The company serves a diverse clientele, from retail outlets to food manufacturers and food service businesses, reaching consumers in over 140 countries.

Good news, McCormick has set science-based climate goals

McCormick has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from direct operations and 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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