Thermo Fisher Scientific

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Thermo Fisher Scientific doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 52

Thermo Fisher Scientific has a DitchCarbon Score of 52, 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 they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and greater efforts towards 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

Very low




Very high

Thermo Fisher Scientific is part of the services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

Thermo Fisher Scientific operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 8.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., founded in 1956 and headquartered in Waltham, is a global leader in the science industry. The company specializes in a wide range of services, including life sciences research, analytical challenges, patient diagnostics, and increasing laboratory productivity. With a portfolio of premier brands, Thermo Fisher Scientific is dedicated to making the world healthier, cleaner, and safer while providing innovative technologies and comprehensive services.

Good news, Thermo Fisher Scientific has embraced SBTi commitments

Thermo Fisher Scientific has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves taking actionable steps to decrease their direct and indirect emissions across all company facilities.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Thermo Fisher Scientific should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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