Norske Skog

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Norske Skog doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

Norske Skog has a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in their operations. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce emissions and enhance its 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

Norske Skog operates in the paper products industry, 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

Norske Skog operates in Norway, 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 and lower carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 1.73% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Oslo, Norske Skog is a titan in the paper products industry, renowned for being a world-leading producer of newsprint and magazine paper. With 14 paper mills globally, the company commands a significant share of the market, holding approximately 10% and 5% in the newsprint and magazine paper segments, respectively. Norske Skog prides itself on its strategic focus on being a low-cost producer, fostering profitable growth, and maintaining a strong local presence while leveraging its international prowess.

Good news, Norske Skog has embraced SBTi commitments

Norske Skog has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Norske Skog should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote reductions in emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

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