STAAR Surgical

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is STAAR Surgical doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

STAAR Surgical has a DitchCarbon Score of 51, 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 size and output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

STAAR Surgical is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a very 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

Very low




Very high

STAAR Surgical is situated in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 9.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Monrovia, California, STAAR Surgical Company operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specifically focusing on ophthalmic surgery. As a leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, STAAR Surgical offers innovative solutions like the EVO Visian ICLs for various visual disorders. Their product range includes lenses for myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia, and cataract surgeries, serving healthcare providers across the globe.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for STAAR Surgical

STAAR Surgical should investigate alternative fuels for transportation and operational processes to capitalize on potential emissions reductions.

Bad news, STAAR Surgical hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

STAAR Surgical has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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