Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Vattenfall doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 71

Vattenfall has a DitchCarbon Score of 71, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity compared to many other companies, suggesting Vattenfall is making significant efforts to reduce its emissions. A score of 71 suggests that Vattenfall is actively engaged in practices that align with environmental sustainability goals.

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

Vattenfall is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Vattenfall, located in Sweden, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This advantageous position supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 40.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1909, Vattenfall is a leading company in the energy generation and distribution industry, headquartered in Solna, Sweden. As one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and heat producers, Vattenfall primarily serves the Nordic countries, Germany, and the Netherlands. With a workforce of around 20,000 employees, the company is wholly owned by the Swedish state and plays a significant role in the European energy sector.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Vattenfall

Vattenfall could potentially reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

Good news, Vattenfall has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Vattenfall has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their own activities as well as indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.

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