Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Saab doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 68

Saab has a DitchCarbon Score of 68, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity in its business practices. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower 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

Saab operates in the defense industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

Saab operates in Sweden, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Saab’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 24.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Saab, founded in 1937 and headquartered in Stockholm, operates in the defense and security industry, offering products and services ranging from military defense to civil security. With a workforce of over 17,000 employees across more than 30 countries, the company has a significant global presence, including operations in over 100 countries. Saab’s diverse portfolio is organized into five business areas and the company maintains a strong international presence through its market areas in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Saab

Saab should engage with their suppliers to foster emissions reduction strategies, which could potentially decrease their Scope 3 emissions by 25% through improved oversight of the carbon footprint of purchased goods and services.

Good news, Saab has set solid SBTi commitments

Saab has established targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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