Asian Development Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Asian Development Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

The Asian Development Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the bank’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainable practices.

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

The Asian Development Bank operates in the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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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Very high

The Asian Development Bank, located in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating, may face moderate challenges in reducing its carbon footprint. The sustainability efforts of the bank in this context are influenced by the prevailing energy practices and policies of the region.
10.83%

...this company is doing 10.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Pasig, Manila, the Asian Development Bank operates within the finance sector with a focus on the Asia and Pacific region. The institution aims to alleviate poverty and enhance the quality of life in its member countries through various financial and technical services. The ADB offers policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance to foster inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

Bad news, Asian Development Bank hasn't set SBTi commitments yet.

The Asian Development Bank has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the bank is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Asian Development Bank should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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