Nordion

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nordion doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 43

Nordion has a DitchCarbon Score of 43 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 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

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Nordion is part of the health and social services industry, which has a low 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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Nordion is situated in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Nordion’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
1.44%

...this company is doing 1.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1946, Nordion is a prominent health science company based in Ottawa, specializing in the health and social services industry. The company is renowned for its gamma technologies and medical isotopes, which play a crucial role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various diseases. Serving over 40 countries, Nordion’s innovative solutions have a significant impact on the health and well-being of millions globally.

Good news, Nordion has set science-based climate targets

Nordion has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Nordion should establish science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and enhance transparency in reporting their progress, while encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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