Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sartorius doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 70

Sartorius has a DitchCarbon Score of 70, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon intensity. A score of 70 suggests that Sartorius is actively managing and lowering its emissions in comparison to industry peers.

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

Sartorius is a company in the research and development sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Sartorius, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the country’s energy mix and carbon management practices have a moderate impact on the company’s sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 18.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1870 and headquartered in Aubagne, France, Sartorius Stedim Biotech operates in the research and development sector of the biopharmaceutical industry. The company specializes in providing integrated solutions for fermentation, cell cultivation, filtration, purification, and lab technologies, with a focus on single-use technologies and services. With key manufacturing and R&D sites in Germany and a global presence, Sartorius Stedim Biotech is a key player in supporting the safe, timely, and economical production of drugs.

Good news, Sartorius has set science-based climate targets

Sartorius has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by aligning its operational greenhouse gas emission reduction targets with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves significant cuts in their scope 1 and 2 emissions, demonstrating a strong dedication to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Sartorius should set clear, science-informed targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and foster sustainable practices throughout their supply chain, which could potentially decrease their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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