American Heart Association

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is American Heart Association doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 36

The American Heart Association has a DitchCarbon Score of 36 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations and activities. The organization may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

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The American Heart Association operates in the health and social services industry, 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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The American Heart Association operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the organization’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through the national energy mix.
5.56%

...this company is doing 5.56% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1924, the American Heart Association is a leading health organization based in Dallas, focused on the prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke. Operating within the health and social services industry, they offer a range of services including advocacy, educational programs, and funding for research. Their commitment to improving cardiovascular health and reducing related deaths is at the core of their mission to empower Americans to lead healthier lives.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for American Heart Association

The American Heart Association should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain.

Bad news, American Heart Association hasn't set SBTi commitments yet.

The American Heart Association has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the organization has not formally defined or announced goals to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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