Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Michelin doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 71

Michelin has a DitchCarbon Score of 71, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon intensity. A score of 71 suggests that Michelin is actively working towards lowering emissions in comparison to its industry peers.

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

Michelin is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

Very low




Very high

Michelin operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Michelin’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 29.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1889 and headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in tire production and related services. The company offers a wide range of tires for various vehicles, including airplanes, cars, and farm equipment, as well as digital mobility support and travel publications. With a global presence in over 170 countries, Michelin employs more than 111,200 people and maintains 67 production plants worldwide, emphasizing its commitment to sustainable mobility.

Good news, Michelin has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

Michelin has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal to limit global warming to well below 2°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Michelin should foster collaboration with industry partners to exchange best practices and resources, enhancing the reduction of Scope 3 emissions and potentially saving up to 35% in emissions.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.