Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Saint-Gobain doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

Saint-Gobain has a DitchCarbon Score of 58 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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




Very high

Saint-Gobain is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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

Saint-Gobain operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 16.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Saint-Gobain, founded in 1665 and headquartered in Courbevoie, France, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. As a world leader in habitat, the company specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of materials and solutions that contribute to the wellbeing and sustainability of living spaces and industrial applications. With a presence in 67 countries, a workforce of over 170,000 employees, and €39.1 billion in sales in 2016, Saint-Gobain addresses global challenges such as sustainable construction, resource efficiency, and climate change.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain should enhance their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, Saint-Gobain has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability.

Saint-Gobain has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) goals that align their operational greenhouse gas emissions reductions with the level needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This involves significant cuts in scopes 1 and 2 emissions, which come directly from their facilities and energy use.

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