Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Synthomer doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

Synthomer has a DitchCarbon Score of 50, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they generate. A score of 50 suggests that Synthomer has room for improvement in reducing its carbon intensity to enhance its environmental performance.

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

Synthomer is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

Very low




Very high

Synthomer operates in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 8.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1908 and headquartered in London, Synthomer operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in the production of acrylic and vinyl emulsions, specialty polymers, and various types of latex. The company is a global leader in supplying materials for coatings, construction, technical textiles, paper, and synthetic latex gloves, with a strong market presence in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. With over 20 operational sites across 14 countries, Synthomer boasts an annual revenue exceeding £1.14 billion and employs around 2700 people worldwide.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Synthomer

Synthomer should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote reductions in emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

Good news, Synthomer has made solid SBTi commitments

Synthomer has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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