Orion Corporation

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Orion Corporation doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 81

Orion Corporation has a DitchCarbon Score of 81, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This high score reflects the company’s low carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. The company’s efforts in reducing emissions are significantly above average, showcasing effective management of its environmental impact.

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

Orion Corporation is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Orion Corporation operates in Finland, which has 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 for its operations.

...this company is doing 39.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Orion Corporation, founded in 1917 and headquartered in Espoo, Finland, operates in the global pharmaceutical industry. As a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, the company specializes in central nervous system disorders, oncology, and respiratory diseases, offering products like the Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs. Celebrating its centennial in 2017, Orion reported net sales of EUR 1,074 million and employed approximately 3,500 people, with its shares traded on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Good news, Orion Corporation has embraced SBTi commitments

Orion Corporation has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Orion Corporation 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.

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Our methodology

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