Medtronic

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Medtronic doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Medtronic has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score suggests that Medtronic’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current efforts reflect a need to enhance strategies to lower its carbon footprint 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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Medtronic is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. 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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Medtronic, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a favorable environmental impact. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower carbon emissions.
3.71%

...this company is doing 3.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Medtronic is a titan in the industrial manufacturing sector, specifically in medical technology. The company is dedicated to improving lives through its biomedical engineering expertise, offering products and services that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. Medtronic is committed to innovation, quality, and integrity, while also ensuring equal employment opportunities and fostering employee satisfaction.

Good news, Medtronic has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

Medtronic has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut emissions across its operations and value chain to limit global warming.

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