Australian Securities Exchange

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Australian Securities Exchange doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

The Australian Securities Exchange has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

The Australian Securities Exchange operates within the finance sector, which has a very 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

Very low




Very high

The Australian Securities Exchange is situated in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating, indicating significant greenhouse gas emissions per unit of energy produced. This suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a larger carbon footprint, potentially challenging its sustainability efforts in Australia.

...this company is doing 4.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), founded in 1987 and headquartered in Sydney, operates within the finance sector and is recognized as one of the world’s top ten exchanges. It offers a comprehensive range of services including trading, clearing, settlement, and depository functions for various asset classes such as equities, derivatives, and managed funds. With a market capitalisation of approximately $1.5 trillion and a significant $47 trillion interest rate derivatives market, ASX stands as a pivotal financial hub in Asia and globally.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Australian Securities Exchange

The company should undertake a detailed inventory of all Scope 2 emissions sources specific to each location, establish reduction targets for every type of purchased energy, and improve their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and pinpoint additional reduction opportunities, potentially decreasing emissions by 25%.

Good news, Australian Securities Exchange has embraced SBTi commitments

The Australian Securities Exchange has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment entails setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

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