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WuXi AppTec

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is WuXi AppTec doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

WuXi AppTec has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 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

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WuXi AppTec operates in the industrial manufacturing 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

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WuXi AppTec, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations is influenced by China’s overall carbon footprint, which affects the environmental impact of their business activities.
2.71%

...this company is doing 2.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Shanghai, WuXi AppTec is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, particularly within the realms of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices. The company offers a comprehensive suite of R&D services, including laboratory and manufacturing support, aimed at accelerating the development process and reducing costs for its global partners. With a workforce of over 10,000 employees and facilities spanning approximately 5 million square feet, WuXi AppTec facilitates innovation and advances in science and health on an international scale.

Good news, WuXi AppTec has embraced SBTi commitments

WuXi AppTec 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 will develop and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

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