Össur

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Össur doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Össur has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect better performance in lowering carbon intensity and advancing their sustainability efforts.

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

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Very high

Össur is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

Low

Unknown

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Very high

Össur, located in a Western European country with an unknown carbon intensity rating, may face challenges in assessing the impact of its location on its sustainability efforts. Without this information, it’s difficult to determine how the country’s energy mix and carbon management practices influence the company’s overall carbon footprint.
6.29%

...this company is doing 6.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Reykjavik, Össur operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in non-invasive orthopaedics. The company is renowned for its contributions to prosthetics, braces, supports, and compression therapy, aiming to enhance human mobility. Össur is committed to the comfort and rehabilitation of its customers, offering additional services such as education, training, reimbursement support, and business services.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Össur

Össur should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

Bad news, Össur hasn't committed to SBTi climate goals yet.

Össur has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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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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