We understand sustainability in your industry

score4more maps the entire industrial value chain from raw materials to services in 25 industries. The industry definitions are based on The Sustainability Code and the international industry classification NACE used by the European Union.

Raw Materials

  • Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
  • Basic industries
  • Chemical industry
  • Energy supply
  • Waste management and recycling
  • Water management

Manufacturing and Trade

  • Automotive industry
  • Construction industry
  • Consumer goods industry
  • Electrical engineering and electronics
  • Food industry
  • Machinery and engineering
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Textile and clothing industry
  • Wholesale and retail


  • Administrative and supporting services
  • Arts, entertainment and recreation
  • Business services
  • Education and research institutions
  • Event and trade fair industry
  • Financial services
  • Health and social services
  • Housing and real estate
  • Information and communication
  • Media and publishing
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Transport, logistics, mobility

Industry benchmarking

In benchmarking reports, we examine pioneers of a given industry with comparable business models. We compare sustainability performance and outline industry-specific measures and best practices of leading companies. Reports can be found in the online store for the following industries and companies with more to come:

Chemical industry

Babor, Henkel, Heubach, Nanogate, PHARMORGANA, Schwan Cosmetics, SIKA Deutschland, Werner & Mertz

Construction industry

Godelmann, Hering, HOCHTIEF, Hünnebeck, Rinn Beton- und Naturstein

Electrical engineering and electronics

elobau, euromicron, LANCOM Systems, Steinel Vertrieb, WAGO Kontakttechnik

Energy supply

badenova, E.ON, EWR, GASAG, Gasnetz Hamburg, Ista International, Stadtwerke Bochum, Stadtwerke Göttingen, Stadtwerke Köln, Stadtwerke Lübeck, SWK Stadtwerke Kaiserslautern, Wärme Hamburg

Financial services

Bank im Bistum Essen, Bank für Sozialwirtschaft, Commerzbank, Deutsche Kreditbank, Hamburger Sparkasse, Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg, Sparda-Bank Berlin, Sparda-Bank München, Sparda-Bank Südwest, Sparda-Bank West

Information and communication

adesso, Bundesdruckerei, DATEV, Fiducia & GAD IT, Tele Columbus

Consumer goods industry

Nölken Hygiene Products

Food industry

Berentzen, Bad Dürrheimer Mineralbrunnen, Coca-Cola, FROSTA, HiPP, Kölla, McDonald’s, Neumarkter Lammsbräu, RhönSprudel, Taifun-Tofu, Transgourmet

Health and social services

Caritasverband der Diözese Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Charité, Malteser Hilfsdienst, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Vivantes

Housing and real estate

BIM Berliner Immobilienmanagement, degewo, Deutsche Wohnen, GESOBAU, Gewoba Nord, Gewobag, Gundlach, HOWOGE, Nassauische Heimstätte Wohnstadt, SAGA, Vivawest, Wankendorfer, WERTGRUND

Machinery and engineering

Bilfinger, DENA Stahlbau, Kessel, Leicher Engineering, WURST Stahlbau

Media and publishing

ARD, Deutsche Welle, NOZ Medien, NWB Verlag. ZDF

Transport, logistics, mobility

Anhalt Logistics, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe, Flughafen Düsseldorf, Flughafen Hamburg, Flughafen München, Flughafen Stuttgart, Fraport, Freiburger Verkehrs AG, Recht Logistik, Rudolph Logistik, Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg Holstein

Waste management and recycling

Abfallwirtschaft und Stadtreinigung Freiburg, Abfallwirtschaftsbetriebe Münster, AVG Köln, AWG Wuppertal, Berliner Stadtreinigung, Interseroh, RSAG Siegburg, Stadtreinigung Hamburg, Veolia Deutschland

Water management

Berliner Wasserbetriebe, GELSENWASSER, HAMBURG WASSER, hanseWasser Bremen, StEB Köln

Wholesale and retail

ALDI, EDEKA Nord, igefa, Lidl, memo, REWE, WASGAU

Industry Benchmarking