Owens & Minor

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Owens & Minor doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 52

Owens & Minor has a DitchCarbon Score of 52, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects their current carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s efforts are above average, but they have not yet reached the highest standards in minimizing carbon intensity.

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

Owens & Minor is a company in the health and social services industry, 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




Very high

Owens & Minor is situated in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 10.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1882 and headquartered in Mechanicsville, Virginia, Owens & Minor is a prominent player in the health and social services industry. As a Fortune 500 company, it specializes in healthcare logistics, offering a wide range of services from the distribution of disposable medical supplies to advanced medical devices and implants. With a strategic presence in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor supports a diverse clientele, including hospitals, healthcare networks, manufacturers, and government entities, with a strong commitment to integrity and customer well-being.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Owens & Minor

Owens & Minor should consider optimizing their routing and logistics strategies to minimize vehicle mileage, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Bad news, Owens & Minor hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

Owens & Minor has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of setting or has not publicly disclosed its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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