Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Salzgitter doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Salzgitter has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Salzgitter may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its 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

Salzgitter is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium 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 Salzgitter operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Salzgitter AG, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 16.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Salzgitter AG, founded in 1858 and headquartered in Salzgitter, Germany, is a titan in the industrial manufacturing sector, particularly known for its prominence in the steel industry. With a workforce of 25,000 and a robust presence in Europe as one of the largest steel producers, the company offers a diverse range of products including strip steel, beams, heavy plates, and both seamless and welded tubes. Beyond steel production, Salzgitter AG also specializes in manufacturing processed products for the automotive and construction sectors, and its Technology Business Unit is a leader in the production of filling and packaging plants.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Salzgitter

Salzgitter could potentially reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

Good news, Salzgitter has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

Salzgitter has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment encompasses both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from the energy they purchase and use.

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