Aurubis

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Aurubis doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

Aurubis has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. To enhance its sustainability efforts, Aurubis needs to focus on lowering its carbon intensity to achieve a higher DitchCarbon 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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Aurubis is part of 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

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Aurubis, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions.
14.98%

...this company is doing 14.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1866 and headquartered in Hamburg, Aurubis AG is a prominent player in the metals and mining industry, specializing as the world’s largest copper recycler. The company offers a wide range of services, including the processing of metal concentrates and recycling materials into high-quality non-ferrous metals. Aurubis serves various sectors with products like copper cathodes, wire rod, and precious metals, and operates with a commitment to growth, efficiency, and sustainability.

Good news, Aurubis has made solid SBTi commitments

Aurubis has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Aurubis should foster partnerships with industry peers to exchange best practices and resources, enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.
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