Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Vesuvius doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Vesuvius has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and better environmental sustainability practices.

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

Vesuvius is a company in 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




Very high

Vesuvius operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based advantages.

...this company is doing 4.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1916 and headquartered in Lichfield, Vesuvius operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in refractory products and systems. As a global leader, the company offers solutions for controlling and protecting the flow of steel in continuous casting, as well as ceramics and chemicals for the foundry industry. With a significant presence in 30 countries, Vesuvius boasts 80 manufacturing units, 7 R&D centers, and a diverse workforce of over 12,000 employees.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Vesuvius

Vesuvius should establish transparent and scientifically grounded objectives for diminishing their Scope 3 emissions and actively encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially reducing emissions by 35%.

Good news, Vesuvius has made solid SBTi commitments

Vesuvius has pledged to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations, aligning with the goals to limit global warming. This commitment involves taking actionable steps to decrease emissions across all direct and indirect activities associated with their business.

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