MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 26

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has a DitchCarbon Score of 26 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce emissions 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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Very high

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company operates in the transport services industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. 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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Very high

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is situated in Switzerland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for its operations.
0.21%

...this company is doing 0.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte, is a titan in the transport services industry with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. As a leading container shipping line, MSC boasts a presence in over 155 countries through more than 480 offices, employing a diverse workforce of over 70,000 individuals. The company excels in providing comprehensive transport solutions, leveraging an extensive network of road, rail, and sea routes to offer global service with a touch of local expertise.

Bad news, MSC still hasn't set SBTi climate commitments

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global climate action efforts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company should investigate alternative fuels for their transportation and operations to uncover potential emission reduction opportunities, which could lead to a 15% decrease in their Scope 1 emissions.
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