Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ALLETE doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

ALLETE has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that ALLETE’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may benefit from implementing more robust strategies to enhance its sustainability and lower its carbon footprint.

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

ALLETE is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

ALLETE, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, which positively influences the sustainability of its operations. The company’s location in an area with low carbon intensity suggests that its energy sources and practices contribute less to greenhouse gas emissions.

...this company is doing 2.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1906 and headquartered in Duluth, ALLETE operates in the energy generation and distribution industry, primarily serving the upper Midwest. The company’s diverse portfolio includes Minnesota Power, which provides electricity to numerous residents and industries, BNI Coal in North Dakota, ALLETE Clean Energy focusing on environmentally friendly energy projects, and ALLETE Properties with significant real estate holdings in Florida. ALLETE is known for its strategic investment in the American Transmission Company and offers a range of career opportunities across various locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota.

Bad news, ALLETE has not set SBTi commitments yet

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