Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is WestRock doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

WestRock has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts to lower carbon intensity and enhance overall 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

WestRock is a company in the services sector, which has a very low 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

WestRock, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 3.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

WestRock, founded in 2015 and headquartered in Norcross, operates within the services sector, specializing in paper and packaging solutions. As a global company, it boasts a workforce of 45,000 team members across over 300 locations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. WestRock is committed to helping its customers succeed by offering innovative and differentiated products in the marketplace.

Good news, WestRock has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability

WestRock has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal to limit global warming to well below 2°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

WestRock should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.