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Performance Food Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Performance Food Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 31

Performance Food Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 31 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. Efforts to reduce emissions and enhance sustainability measures would be beneficial in increasing their score.

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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Performance Food Group operates within the food industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

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Performance Food Group, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that their sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
4.21%

...this company is doing 4.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Performance Food Group (PFG), founded in 1875 and headquartered in Richmond, is a prominent player in the US food industry. The company operates through its subsidiaries – Performance Foodservice, Vistar, and PFG Customized – to distribute a vast array of food and related products from 76 distribution centers nationwide. With over 14,000 associates, PFG provides services to a variety of clients including restaurants, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and entertainment venues.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Performance Food Group

Performance Food Group could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational sustainability.

Bad news, Performance Food Group hasn't committed to SBTi yet.

Performance Food Group has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets 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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