Airtel Africa

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Airtel Africa doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 81

Airtel Africa has a DitchCarbon Score of 81, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This high score reflects the company’s success in reducing its carbon intensity. The company is performing well in minimizing emissions relative to its size and operations.

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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Airtel Africa is a company in the telecommunications sector, which has a low 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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Airtel Africa operates in a region within the United Kingdom that has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations in the area.
33.19%

...this company is doing 33.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

Airtel Africa, based in the telecommunications sector, was founded with a focus on providing a wide range of personal communication plans. Established as a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, it operates across several African countries, offering services such as mobile voice, data, and digital payments. Since its inception, Airtel Africa has become a leading provider in the continent’s telecom industry, with detailed information about its offerings available on its website.

Good news, Airtel Africa has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Airtel Africa has established targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These commitments align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, reflecting the company’s dedication to combating climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Airtel Africa could potentially reduce its Scope 3 emissions by 35% by fostering partnerships with industry peers to exchange best practices and resources.
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