Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is WEX doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

WEX has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental 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

WEX operates within the computer services industry, 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

The company WEX is situated in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports WEX’s sustainability efforts by indicating a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for their operations.

...this company is doing 10.11% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in South Portland, WEX Inc. operates within the computer services industry and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WEX. The company specializes in corporate payment solutions, catering to a diverse range of business sectors and managing approximately 10 million vehicles worldwide. With a global presence, WEX offers advanced payment security and control, employing over 2,500 associates across offices in multiple countries including the United States, Australia, and several European nations.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for WEX

WEX should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Bad news, WEX has not set SBTi commitments yet

WEX has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
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