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Anglo American Platinum

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Anglo American Platinum doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

Anglo American Platinum has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in their operations. The company can aim to reduce its carbon intensity to enhance its sustainability performance and increase its score.

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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Anglo American Platinum is part of 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

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Anglo American Platinum operates in South Africa, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be challenged by the high carbon emissions associated with the local energy grid and industrial practices.
7.98%

...this company is doing 7.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Anglo American Platinum, founded in 1946, is a leading company in the metals and mining industry located in Johannesburg. As part of the global Anglo American Group, it specializes in the production of platinum and other precious metals. The company offers a range of services including mining, processing, smelting, and refining of platinum group metals.

Bad news, Anglo American Platinum hasn't committed to SBTi goals.

Anglo American Platinum has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Anglo American Platinum could potentially reduce its emissions by 30% by adopting renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, while also enhancing energy efficiency across these energy types.
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