Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sono doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

A DitchCarbon Score of 41 indicates that the company has moderate room for improvement in reducing its carbon intensity. This score reflects a level of commitment to sustainability, but there is significant potential for the company to further lower its emissions. To enhance its score, the company should focus on strategies to decrease its carbon intensity and enhance its environmental impact.

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

Sono is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

A company located in the United States benefits from a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This regional advantage supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 0.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1899 and headquartered in Hartsville, Sonoco operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in innovative packaging solutions. As a global supplier, the company offers a diverse range of products including consumer packaging, industrial products, and supply chain services, with a workforce of 20,000 employees across 33 countries. Sonoco prides itself on being a leader in the production of paperboard containers, various packaging materials, and has received recognition for its corporate citizenship and leadership.

Good news, Sono Motors has embraced SBTi climate action goals

The company has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions from operations. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements and a shift to low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.