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Yili Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Yili Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 36

Yili Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 36 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. Efforts to enhance sustainability and decrease carbon intensity are essential for Yili Group to achieve a better rating.

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

Yili Group operates within the food industry, which has a medium 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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Very high

Yili Group, based in China, operates in a region with a specific carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations is influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity, affecting its environmental impact.
0.79%

...this company is doing 0.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd is a leading player in the Chinese food industry, specializing in dairy products. Yili Group has expanded its global footprint with investments and partnerships in New Zealand, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United States, including collaborations with top academic and research institutions. As of 2016, Yili achieved the distinction of being ranked 8th in the “Global Dairy Top 20” by Rabobank, marking the highest position ever attained by an Asian dairy company.

Good news, Yili Group has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Yili Group has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment means the company will implement sustainable practices to meet the stringent criteria set by the SBTi for limiting global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Yili Group could significantly reduce their emissions by adopting renewable energy for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially save up to 30% of their scope 2 emissions.
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