Ørsted

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ørsted doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

Ørsted has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level in relation to its industry peers. A higher score would signify a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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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Ørsted is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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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Ørsted, located in Denmark, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
13.56%

...this company is doing 13.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ørsted, formerly known as DONG Energy, is a leader in the energy generation and distribution industry, headquartered in Boston. Founded in 2006, the company has undergone a significant transformation from fossil fuels to becoming a champion of green energy. Ørsted offers services in offshore wind power, aiming to power 30 million people by 2025, and has committed to phasing out coal by 2023.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Ørsted

Ørsted should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

Bad news, Ørsted hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Ørsted has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global climate action efforts.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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