Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Organon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 57

Organon has a DitchCarbon Score of 57 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would signify greater success in achieving lower carbon intensity and better 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

Organon is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a very 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

Very low




Very high

Organon, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively low reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 15.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Organon, founded in Oss, the Netherlands, is a renowned player in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly known for its development of birth control pills. The company, which began its journey in the Dutch city, has experienced growth and undergone acquisitions, first by Schering Plough and subsequently by Merck, now operating as MSD in the Netherlands. With its current headquarters in Jersey City, Organon continues to make significant contributions to healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Organon

Organon should set clear, science-based targets for reducing Scope 3 emissions, maintain transparency in reporting their progress, and promote environmental sustainability throughout their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

Good news, Organon has set science-based climate targets

Organon has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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