VWR Avantor

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is VWR Avantor doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

VWR Avantor has a DitchCarbon Score of 58 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

VWR Avantor is part of the research and development sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

VWR Avantor, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 6.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1852, VWR, now part of Avantor, is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania, and operates within the research and development sector. As a leading global provider, the company offers a wide range of product and service solutions to support laboratory and production environments across various industries. VWR is renowned for its extensive experience, operational excellence, and customized service offerings that enhance productivity from scientific research to production.

Good news, VWR Avantor has committed to SBTi climate goals

VWR Avantor 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 is aligning its operations and strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

VWR Avantor should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

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Our methodology

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