Worthington Industries

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Worthington Industries doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 36

Worthington Industries has a DitchCarbon Score of 36 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary to increase their 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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Worthington Industries, operating in the metals and mining industry, has a carbon intensity ranking of high. 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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Worthington Industries is situated in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by indicating a lower carbon footprint associated with their location’s energy production.
6.98%

...this company is doing 6.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1955, Worthington Industries is a prominent player in the US metals and mining industry, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The company specializes in value-added steel processing and manufactures a diverse range of products for sectors such as automotive, construction, and agriculture, as well as pressure cylinders and operator cabs for industrial applications. With a workforce of around 10,000, Worthington Industries operates across 80 facilities in 11 countries, emphasizing a corporate philosophy that aligns with the golden rule and prioritizes shareholder earnings.

Good news, Worthington Industries has set SBTi climate action goals

Worthington Industries has established targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. Their commitments align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Worthington Industries should intensify their Scope 1 emissions surveillance and reporting to pinpoint areas for emission reductions.
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