Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SNCF doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

SNCF has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 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 significant improvements 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

SNCF operates within the transport services industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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

SNCF, located in France, benefits from a very low carbon intensity rating in its region. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s commitment to low carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 1.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Saint-Amand-Montrond, SNCF operates within the transport services industry as a global leader in public transportation. The company provides a diverse array of services including trains, passenger services, ticket booking, and various travel cards and passes. SNCF’s comprehensive offerings are structured across five divisions: SNCF Infra, SNCF Proximité, SNCF Voyages, SNCF GEODIS, and Gares&Connexions, catering to a wide range of mobility needs.

Good news, SNCF has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

SNCF 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 broader goal of limiting global temperature rise to 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

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Our methodology

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