Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is au doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 77

The company with a DitchCarbon Score of 77 is performing well in sustainability measures. This score indicates a lower carbon intensity relative to peers. A higher score reflects the company’s effective strategies in reducing emissions and improving environmental impact.

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

Au is a company in the telecommunications sector, which has a 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

A company located in Australia benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This regional advantage supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 29.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Chiyoda, Japan, KDDI is a prominent player in the telecommunications sector. As a Fortune 500 company, KDDI offers a wide range of services including data centers, network solutions, content delivery, and system integration to an international clientele. With a strong presence in the mobile services market under the brand “au,” the company also specializes in constructing submarine optical cables, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

Good news, Au Set has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability

The company has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These commitments align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

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

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Our methodology

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