The Andersons

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Andersons doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 15

The Andersons has a DitchCarbon Score of 15 out of 100, indicating a high carbon intensity in its operations. This low score suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are currently minimal. To improve, The Andersons would need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint.

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

The Andersons is a company operating within the food 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

The Andersons, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that their sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 20.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1947, The Andersons is a versatile player in the US food industry, headquartered in Maumee. The company started with a grain elevator and has since expanded into agribusiness, including grain, plant nutrients, railcar leasing and repair, industrial product formulation, turf products, and ethanol operations. With a commitment to extraordinary service and integrity, The Andersons continues to uphold its foundational business model of serving customers, now with nearly 2,000 employees.

Good news, The Andersons have embraced SBTi commitments

The Andersons have established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. Their efforts align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

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