Yakult Honsha

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Yakult Honsha doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 27

Yakult Honsha has a DitchCarbon Score of 27 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable organizations. Improvements in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices are needed 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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Yakult Honsha is part of the beverages industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Yakult Honsha, based in Japan, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
8.49%

...this company is doing 8.49% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., founded in Japan, operates in the beverages industry and has been contributing to the health and happiness of people worldwide since its inception. The company is renowned for its probiotic products, including the flagship Yakult dairy beverage, which is based on the principles of preventive medicine and intestinal health. In addition to its food business, Yakult also develops cosmetics under the Yakult Beautiens brand and pharmaceuticals, including cancer treatments, expanding its commitment to life sciences and wellness.

Bad news, Yakult Honsha hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Yakult Honsha has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Yakult Honsha should consider the implementation of green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.
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