W. L. Gore & Associates

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is W. L. Gore & Associates doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

W. L. Gore & Associates has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations and practices. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability.

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

W. L. Gore & Associates operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium 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

W. L. Gore & Associates operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their location.

...this company is doing 18.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

W. L. Gore & Associates, founded in 1958, is headquartered in Newark and operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. The company specializes in materials science and is renowned for its innovative products, including medical devices and GORE-TEX® Fabrics. With a history of over 55 years and more than 2,000 patents, Gore is dedicated to developing solutions that enhance the quality of life and deliver reliability.

Bad news, W. L. Gore & Associates haven't committed to SBTi

W. L. Gore & Associates has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

W. L. Gore & Associates could potentially reduce their emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance their Scope 1 emissions profile.
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Our methodology

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