Nerolac Paints India

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nerolac Paints India doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Nerolac Paints India has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their output. A score of 59 suggests that while there are efforts to reduce carbon intensity, there is significant room for improvement in their sustainability practices.

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Industry emissions intensity

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Very high

Nerolac Paints India operates in the services sector, which has a very low 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

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Very high

Nerolac Paints, located in India, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be challenged by the high carbon footprint associated with the country’s energy production and consumption practices.
15.15%

...this company is doing 15.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd., founded in 1920 in Mumbai, is a leading company in the Indian paint industry. It offers a wide range of products in both industrial and decorative paint sectors. Over the years, the company has evolved through mergers and acquisitions, including a significant partnership with Kansai Paint Co. Ltd., Japan, and is known for its strong presence in the market.

Good news, Nerolac Paints has embraced SBTi commitments

Nerolac Paints India 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 its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Nerolac Paints India should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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