Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Schaeffler doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 29

Schaeffler has a DitchCarbon Score of 29 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying a need for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect better management of carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

Schaeffler, a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Schaeffler, 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 12.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, the Schaeffler Group operates in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in automotive and industrial components. As a leading supplier, the company offers high-precision components and systems for engines, transmissions, and chassis, as well as bearing solutions for various industrial applications. With a global presence, Schaeffler employs approximately 87,900 people across 170 locations in over 50 countries, emphasizing innovation and quality in its products and services.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Schaeffler

Schaeffler should enhance the monitoring and reporting of emissions from purchased goods and services to potentially reduce their emissions by 25%.

Good news, Schaeffler has made solid SBTi commitments

Schaeffler has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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