Univar Solutions

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Univar Solutions doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 60

Univar Solutions has a DitchCarbon Score of 60, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest greater progress in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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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Very high

Univar Solutions is part of 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

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Very high

Univar Solutions operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
18.71%

...this company is doing 18.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Univar Solutions, founded in 1924 and headquartered in Downers Grove, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. As a prominent global distributor of chemicals and ingredients, the company offers extensive value-added services. Their expertise encompasses a broad supplier network, advanced market and regulatory understanding, and innovative logistics and digital solutions.

Good news, Univar Solutions has embraced SBTi commitments

Univar Solutions 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 significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Univar Solutions should foster collaboration with industry peers to exchange best practices and resources, enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.
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