Silgan Holdings

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Silgan Holdings doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

Silgan Holdings has a DitchCarbon Score of 54, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value of their output. A score of 54 suggests there is room for improvement in reducing carbon intensity to enhance their environmental performance.

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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Silgan Holdings is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, 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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Silgan Holdings operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
12.71%

...this company is doing 12.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Silgan Holdings is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Founded in 1987, the company specializes in producing rigid packaging for consumer goods products. Silgan offers a wide range of services including manufacturing of metal containers, closures, and plastic packaging solutions.

Good news, Silgan Holdings has embraced SBTi commitments

Silgan Holdings 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 and implement strategies to significantly lower its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Silgan Holdings could potentially reduce their emissions by 20% by implementing smart metering and monitoring systems to track electricity consumption in real-time.
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