Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Tereos doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Tereos has a DitchCarbon Score of 56 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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

Tereos is a company 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

Very low




Very high

Tereos operates in France, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations.

...this company is doing 26.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in Meaux, Tereos operates within the food processing industry, specializing in sugar, alcohol, and starch products since its inception. Established as a cooperative group, Tereos unites 12,000 growers and leverages its expertise in processing beet, sugarcane, and cereals across 49 industrial sites in 16 countries. With a commitment to sustainability and societal contributions, Tereos achieved a turnover of €4.8 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, underpinning its position as a leader in its market.

Good news, Tereos has made solid SBTi commitments

Tereos has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Tereos should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements and a shift to low-carbon or renewable energy sources to potentially reduce emissions by 15%.

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Our methodology

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