Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Roche doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Roche has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that Roche’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

Roche 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

Roche, located in Switzerland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 1.56% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1896 and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leading company in the healthcare industry, specializing in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. As the world’s largest biotech firm, Roche offers innovative medicines in various fields including oncology, immunology, and infectious diseases, and is a pioneer in personalized healthcare. The company is renowned for its contributions to in vitro diagnostics, cancer diagnostics, and diabetes management, operating in over 100 countries with a significant investment in research and development.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Roche

Roche should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote the reduction of emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

Good news, Roche has made solid SBTi commitments

Roche 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 is working towards significant reductions in its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to contribute to limiting global warming.

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