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Sumitomo Bakelite Co

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sumitomo Bakelite Co doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Sumitomo Bakelite Co has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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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Very high

Sumitomo Bakelite Co operates in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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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Very high

Sumitomo Bakelite Co, located in Japan, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This regional advantage supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
4.02%

...this company is doing 4.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Sumitomo Plastics America (SPA), founded in 1911, is based in Shinagawa and operates within the metals and mining industry. As a subsidiary of Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd., SPA specializes in the sales and marketing of phenolic resin and advanced functional plastics. The company caters to various sectors, including aerospace, automobile, consumer electronics, and medical markets, offering comprehensive solutions from design to mass production.

Bad news, Sumitomo Bakelite still hasn't committed to SBTi targets

Sumitomo Bakelite Co 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...

Sumitomo Bakelite Co. could significantly reduce their emissions by setting tangible reduction goals for all forms of purchased energy, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, while improving their monitoring and reporting systems to pinpoint additional opportunities for cuts.
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