Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Syngenta doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 34

Syngenta has a DitchCarbon Score of 34 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are needed to increase their score and decrease carbon intensity.

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

Syngenta is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. 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

Syngenta, located in Switzerland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 7.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Syngenta, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, specifically focusing on agriculture. Founded in the year 2000, the company is dedicated to improving global food security by providing innovative crop solutions and advanced scientific research to farmers worldwide. With a workforce of 28,000 across more than 90 countries, Syngenta strives to promote sustainable agriculture by enhancing biodiversity, combating land degradation, and supporting rural communities.

Good news, Syngenta has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

Syngenta has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to well below 2°C. This involves implementing strategies to lower emissions across all areas of their business activities.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Syngenta should focus on fostering supplier engagement initiatives to promote the reduction of emissions, which could potentially decrease their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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