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Olympus

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Olympus doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 85

Olympus has a DitchCarbon Score of 85, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This high score reflects the company’s successful efforts in reducing its carbon intensity. Olympus is therefore considered to be performing well in minimizing its environmental impact through effective emissions management.

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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Olympus is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, 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 Olympus operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Olympus, located in Japan, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This positively impacts the sustainability profile of the company’s operations within the region.
43.71%

...this company is doing 43.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1909, Olympus Corporation is a prominent entity in the industrial manufacturing sector, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Specializing in medical technology, the company offers a range of products including endoscopes, laparoscopes, and surgical instruments designed to improve patient outcomes and advance medical research. With a significant presence in the Asia Pacific region, Olympus APAC serves as a regional subsidiary, employing over 2,100 staff and tailoring its solutions to meet the specific needs of the local markets.

Bad news, Olympus has yet to commit to SBTi goals

Olympus has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) goals that align their operational greenhouse gas emissions reductions with the levels needed to limit global warming. This involves significant cuts in their direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Olympus should set clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and maintain transparency in reporting their progress, while also promoting sustainable practices throughout their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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