Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Albemarle doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 32

Albemarle has a DitchCarbon Score of 32 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Albemarle may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its 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

Albemarle is a company in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Albemarle, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, which positively influences the company’s sustainability profile. The firm’s operations are thus more sustainable due to the cleaner energy and lower carbon footprint associated with its regional location.

...this company is doing 2.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Albemarle Corporation, founded in 1994 and based in Charlotte, NC, operates within the US metals and mining industry. As a global specialty chemicals company, Albemarle holds leading positions in lithium, bromine, refining catalysts, and applied surface treatments. The company is committed to powering the potential of various critical industries by developing customized, value-added solutions through its team of skilled operators, scientists, and engineers.

Bad news, Albemarle hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Albemarle has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not defined or announced clear goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Albemarle should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to align with science-based targets, potentially reducing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

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