Aecon Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Aecon Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 63

Aecon Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 63, 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 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

Very low




Very high

Aecon 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




Very high

Aecon Group is situated in Canada, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower baseline emissions.

...this company is doing 17.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Aecon Group Inc., founded in 1877, is a stalwart in the Canadian construction industry with its headquarters in Toronto. The company has played a pivotal role in building iconic Canadian landmarks and infrastructure, ranging from transportation systems to cultural centers. Aecon is renowned for its commitment to safety, excellence, and being an employer of choice within the construction sector.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Aecon Group

Aecon Group could reduce its scope 1 emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner, more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

Good news, Aecon Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Aecon 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 strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

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