Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is AUO doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

AUO has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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

AUO is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a 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

Very low




Very high

The company in Taiwan operates in a region with an unknown carbon intensity rating, making it challenging to assess the direct impact of the country’s energy mix on the company’s sustainability efforts. Without this information, the company’s environmental footprint in terms of carbon emissions remains unclear in the context of Taiwan’s overall energy profile.

...this company is doing 22.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

AUO, founded in 1996 and headquartered in Hsinchu, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in optoelectronic solutions. The company offers a range of products including TFT-LCD panels and high-efficiency solar modules, serving a global market with offices across Asia, Europe, and the United States. With a workforce of 45,000 employees, AUO prides itself on fostering a supportive work environment that values talent and family, aiming to enrich the future through innovation.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for AUO

The company should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

Good news, AUO has set robust SBTi climate commitments

AUO has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions across its operations, aligning with the goal to limit global warming to well below 2°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

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