Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nilfisk doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Nilfisk has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. There is room for improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing their environmental impact.

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

Nilfisk is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium 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

Nilfisk is based in Denmark, 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 for its operations.

...this company is doing 0.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1906 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Nilfisk operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in professional cleaning equipment. The company boasts a global presence, employing approximately 5,500 people and maintaining a network of sales companies in 45 countries, alongside a vast distributor network that extends its reach to over 100 countries. Nilfisk’s product portfolio includes floor cleaning equipment and high-pressure washers, marketed under various brands such as Nilfisk, Viper, Advance, and Clarke, with manufacturing facilities spread across Denmark, Hungary, Italy, China, the US, and Mexico.

Good news, Nilfisk has made solid SBTi commitments

Nilfisk has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Nilfisk should undertake a thorough assessment of all direct emissions sources to identify opportunities for reduction.

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Our methodology

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