WD-40 Company

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is WD-40 Company doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

The WD-40 Company has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices is needed to increase this score.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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WD-40 Company operates within 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

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The WD-40 Company, 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 overall carbon footprint.
18.29%

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

Founded in 1953 and headquartered in San Diego, California, WD-40 Company operates within the US industrial manufacturing sector. The company is renowned for producing a wide array of products including lubricants, hand cleaners, and household cleaners with global reach. Their notable brands include the iconic WD-40 multi-purpose product, WD-40 Specialist, 3-IN-ONE Oil, and various cleaning agents under the Lava, Solvol, X-14, 2000 Flushes, Carpet Fresh, Spot Shot, and 1001 labels.

Bad news, WD-40 Company hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

WD-40 Company 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,

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