Tate & Lyle

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Tate & Lyle doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Tate & Lyle has a DitchCarbon Score of 56, 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 its activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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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Tate & Lyle is a company in the beverages 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

Very low




Very high

Tate & Lyle operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 20.51% better in emissions than the industry average.

Tate & Lyle, founded in 1921, is a prominent player in the global beverages industry, headquartered in London. The company specializes in producing high-quality ingredients and solutions for the food and beverage sector, leveraging innovative technology in their large-scale manufacturing plants. Their products enhance taste, texture, nutrition, and functionality, impacting the daily lives of consumers worldwide.

Bad news, Tate & Lyle haven't committed to SBTi goals yet

Tate & Lyle have not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Tate & Lyle should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, enhancing transparency in their reporting, and driving sustainability across their entire supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

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