Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is NKT doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

NKT has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. There is room for improvement for NKT to reduce its carbon intensity and enhance 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

Very low




Very high

NKT operates within the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

NKT, located in Denmark, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating strong sustainability efforts. The company’s operations are thus likely to have a lower carbon footprint due to the clean energy infrastructure in Denmark.

...this company is doing 14.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1891, NKT is a key player in the energy generation and distribution industry, with dual headquarters in Brøndby Municipality, Denmark, and Germany. The company specializes in providing turnkey AC/DC cable solutions for a variety of sectors, including electrical infrastructure, construction, and railways. With a presence in 37 markets and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Europe, NKT employs around 3,400 people and is recognized for its commitment to technological innovation and environmental regeneration.

Good news, NKT has set ambitious SBTi climate action goals

NKT has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions across its operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment encompasses both direct emissions from their own activities and indirect emissions from the energy they purchase and use.

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