Anglo American

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Anglo American doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Anglo American has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Anglo American, a company in the metals and mining industry, 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

Anglo American operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 29.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Anglo American, founded in 1917 and headquartered in London, is a leader in the global metals and mining industry. The company specializes in the extraction and processing of precious resources such as diamonds, copper, platinum, iron ore, coal, and nickel, catering to the demands of developed and maturing economies. Committed to sustainable practices, Anglo American focuses on creating long-term value for shareholders while making a positive impact on the communities and countries where they operate.

Good news, Anglo American has set strong SBTi commitments

Anglo American has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Anglo American should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify direct greenhouse gas outputs from their operations.

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Our methodology

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