Xella Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Xella Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Xella Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in lowering their environmental impact through reduced carbon emissions.

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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Very high

Xella Group operates in the construction industry, which has a 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

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Very high

The Xella Group, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions.
15.18%

...this company is doing 15.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Duisburg, the Xella Group operates within the construction industry, specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of building and insulation materials. As a leading producer with brands like Ytong, Silka, Hebel, Multipor, Ursa, and Fermacell, Xella offers a range of products including autoclaved aerated concrete, calcium silicate units, mineral insulation boards, and dry lining solutions. The company is recognized for its commitment to sustainability and innovation, with a dedicated Research and Development Center that enhances the environmental performance and quality of its building materials.

Good news, Xella Group has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Xella Group 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 a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

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