SalMar

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SalMar doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 38

SalMar has a DitchCarbon Score of 38 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in its sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. To enhance its sustainability efforts, SalMar needs to focus on reducing its carbon footprint and improving its environmental impact.

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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SalMar operates within the food 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

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SalMar operates in Norway, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports SalMar’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
2.79%

...this company is doing 2.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

SalMar, founded in 1991, is a leading company in the food industry, specifically known for being one of the world’s largest and most efficient producers of salmon. Based in Norway, the company operates with approximately 1,200 employees and holds 113 licenses for marine production of Atlantic salmon, with significant operations in Scotland through its ownership stake in Scottish Sea Farms Ltd. In addition to its core salmon farming business, SalMar offers a comprehensive value-added processing (VAP) activity and is recognized as one of the largest producers of Organic Salmon globally.

Good news, SalMar has set solid SBTi climate commitments

SalMar has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

SalMar should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in their Scope 3 emissions, aligning with science-based targets.
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