Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Suntory doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Suntory has a DitchCarbon Score of 41, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering 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

Suntory is a company in the beverages industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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

Suntory, 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.

...this company is doing 5.51% better in emissions than the industry average.

Suntory Group, founded in 1899 in Osaka, Japan, is a global leader in the beverages industry with a diverse portfolio that includes award-winning Japanese whiskies, beers, and iconic American spirits, as well as non-alcoholic beverages and wellness products. With its headquarters now located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, the company has expanded its reach with operations across the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. Suntory is renowned for its commitment to social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and fostering the arts, while encouraging its 38,000 employees worldwide to embody the spirit of bold ambition.

Good news, Suntory has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability.

Suntory has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Suntory should consider implementing supplier engagement initiatives to foster emissions reductions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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