American Axle & Manufacturing

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is American Axle & Manufacturing doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

American Axle & Manufacturing has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. 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 sustainability efforts.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

American Axle & Manufacturing operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

Very low




Very high

American Axle & Manufacturing operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact from energy production.

...this company is doing 1.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Detroit, American Axle & Manufacturing, commonly known as AAM, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. Over the past two decades, AAM has become a leading global Tier 1 automotive supplier, offering a wide range of services including the design, engineering, validation, and manufacturing of driveline and powertrain systems, metal forming, and casting technologies. The company caters to the automotive, commercial, and industrial markets, providing efficient and innovative solutions to customers worldwide.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for American Axle & Manufacturing

American Axle & Manufacturing should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially lower their emissions by 30%.

Good news, American Axle has set solid SBTi commitments

American Axle & Manufacturing has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. Their commitments align with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong dedication to environmental sustainability.

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