Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nikon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 38

Nikon has a DitchCarbon Score of 38 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in its sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in Nikon’s operations. The company can strive to reduce its carbon footprint to achieve a higher score and better environmental performance.

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

Nikon is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a 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

Very low




Very high

Nikon operates in Japan, a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Nikon’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 3.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Nikon Corporation, founded in 1917, is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The company operates in the field of optics and imaging, offering a diverse range of products including cameras, binoculars, microscopes, and semiconductor fabrication equipment. As a key member of the Mitsubishi Group, Nikon has established a reputation for quality and innovation in its various technological endeavors.

Good news, Nikon has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

Nikon has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Our methodology

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