Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Upfield doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

Upfield has a DitchCarbon Score of 54, 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 the value they generate. 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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Very high

Upfield is a company in the retail sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Upfield, located in the Netherlands, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating a favorable environment for sustainable operations. The company’s sustainability efforts are likely enhanced by the Netherlands’ commitment to low carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 6.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Upfield, founded in 2018, is a prominent player in the retail sector with a focus on plant-based products. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and has quickly established itself as a leader in offering a wide range of plant-based spreads, cheeses, and creams. Upfield’s commitment to sustainability and health-conscious products has made it a favorite among consumers seeking plant-based food options.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Upfield

Upfield 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 entire supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

Good news, Upfield has committed to science-based climate targets

Upfield has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves implementing strategies to lower emissions within their direct operations and energy use.

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