Norsk Hydro

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Norsk Hydro doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Norsk Hydro has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in their operations, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. The company’s current efforts in reducing emissions are not among the leaders in their industry and they need to enhance their strategies to lower their carbon footprint.

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

Norsk Hydro is part of 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

Norsk Hydro operates in Norway, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 9.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1905 and headquartered in Oslo, Norsk Hydro is a prominent player in the energy generation and distribution industry. The company specializes in transforming natural resources into valuable products, focusing on aluminium, energy, metal recycling, renewables, and batteries. With over 30,000 employees across 140 locations in 40 countries, Hydro is dedicated to sustainability and innovation in developing industries that benefit society.

Good news, Norsk Hydro has set SBTi climate action goals

Norsk Hydro has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

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