Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Alpek doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

Alpek has a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. Alpek’s efforts towards reducing emissions are not as advanced, suggesting a need for more aggressive environmental strategies.

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

Alpek 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

Alpek, located in Mexico, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its activities. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.

...this company is doing 9.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Alpek, headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, operates in the metals and mining industry and was founded as a subsidiary of Alfa S.A.B. de C.V. Its division, DAK Americas, specializes in the manufacture of PET resins and polyester staple fibers, boasting one of the largest production capacities in the world. With a continuous process manufacturing plant in Zárate, Argentina, and commercial offices in Vicente López, DAK Americas serves as a key player in the global PET market.

Good news, Alpek has set ambitious SBTi climate action goals

Alpek has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Alpek should establish transparent and scientifically grounded goals for diminishing their Scope 3 emissions and actively encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially reducing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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