Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is VTG doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 22

VTG has a DitchCarbon Score of 22 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. VTG may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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

VTG operates within the transport services industry, which has a medium 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

VTG, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 4.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

VTG Aktiengesellschaft, founded in 1951 and headquartered in Hamburg, operates within the transport services industry, specializing in wagon hire and rail logistics. The company boasts a substantial fleet of over 80,000 railcars and provides a comprehensive range of services including tank cars, intermodal wagons, and various freight and sliding wall wagons. VTG is renowned for its multi-modal logistics solutions, particularly in rail transport and global tank container transports, catering to a diverse array of industries such as chemical, petroleum, and automotive.

Bad news, VTG has not committed to SBTi targets yet

VTG has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting actionable and verifiable goals to limit global warming in accordance with the latest climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

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VTG could potentially reduce its emissions by 30% by shifting to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling.
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Our methodology

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