Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is STERIS doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

STERIS has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts towards minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing 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

STERIS 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

STERIS operates in Ireland, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations.

...this company is doing 6.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Mentor, STERIS operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in infection prevention and procedural surgical products and services. The company’s roots trace back to 1894 with the American Sterilizer Company, reflecting a long-standing commitment to innovation in sterilization. STERIS serves a diverse clientele across healthcare, pharmaceutical, research, and medical device industries, offering a comprehensive range of technologies and services aimed at ensuring a healthier and safer environment.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for STERIS

STERIS should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 25%.

Bad news, STERIS hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

STERIS has not established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This means the company has yet to align its environmental goals with the global effort to limit warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
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