Wolters Kluwer

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Wolters Kluwer doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Wolters Kluwer has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing overall 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

Wolters Kluwer operates 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

Wolters Kluwer is situated in the Netherlands, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 1.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Wolters Kluwer, founded in 1836, is a prominent player in the services sector, specializing in information services and solutions. Headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, the company operates globally, offering expertise in health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance, and legal industries. With a workforce of 19,000 people, Wolters Kluwer supports customers in over 180 countries and reported revenues of €4.3 billion in 2016.

Good news, Wolters Kluwer has embraced SBTi commitments

Wolters Kluwer 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 working towards reducing its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change by aligning with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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