Nestlé

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nestlé doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 67

Nestlé has a DitchCarbon Score of 67, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon intensity, showing progress towards environmental goals. However, there is still room for improvement to achieve lower carbon intensity and enhanced sustainability.

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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Nestlé operates within the food industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Nestlé is situated in Switzerland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
31.79%

...this company is doing 31.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1866, Nestlé is a global leader in the food and beverage industry, headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to enhance quality of life and promote healthier futures for individuals and families at every stage of life. With a presence in nearly every country and a workforce of approximately 328,000 employees, Nestlé’s commitment to excellence, respect, and diversity has made it the world’s largest food and beverage company.

Bad news, Nestlé hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Nestlé has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is yet to define and announce clear, science-based targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Nestlé 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, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

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