AngloGold Ashanti

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is AngloGold Ashanti doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 15

AngloGold Ashanti has a DitchCarbon Score of 15 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for AngloGold Ashanti to 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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Very high

AngloGold Ashanti 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

AngloGold Ashanti, located in South Africa, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be negatively impacted by the country’s high reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 14.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

AngloGold Ashanti, headquartered in Johannesburg, is a prominent player in the metals and mining industry, established in 1998 through the consolidation of Anglo American plc’s gold mining interests. The company, which underwent a significant merger in 2004, operates 19 mines across nine countries and is actively engaged in exploration to secure its future growth. Listed on multiple stock exchanges, including Johannesburg, New York, and Australia, AngloGold Ashanti offers a diverse portfolio in key gold-producing regions and maintains a competitive edge in global gold mining.

Bad news, AngloGold Ashanti hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

AngloGold Ashanti 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.
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