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Sojitz

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sojitz doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

Sojitz has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A score of 62 suggests that Sojitz is making progress in reducing its carbon footprint but still has room for improvement in lowering its carbon intensity.

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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Sojitz is a company in the retail 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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Sojitz, located in Japan, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
14.62%

...this company is doing 14.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Sojitz Corporation, located in Minato, Tokyo, is a diversified conglomerate in the retail sector, founded in 2003 through the merger of Nichimen Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation. The company operates as a sogo shosha, a Japanese general trading firm, and offers a wide range of services including trading, investment, and logistical support. With a focus on innovation and efficient decision-making, Sojitz Corporation aims to enhance its corporate value on a global scale.

Bad news, Sojitz has yet to commit to SBTi targets

Sojitz has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Sojitz should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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