Ausgrid

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ausgrid doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Ausgrid has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in their operations, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. The company’s current efforts in reducing emissions are not among the leaders in their sector and they need to enhance their strategies to lower their carbon intensity.

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

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Very high

Ausgrid is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

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Very high

Ausgrid operates in Australia, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be negatively impacted by the country’s reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.
9.56%

...this company is doing 9.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1904, Ausgrid operates within the energy generation and distribution industry in Australia, primarily serving the Sydney, Central Coast, and Hunter regions. As one of the nation’s largest energy services companies, Ausgrid manages an extensive electricity network that connects 1.7 million homes and businesses. Their services encompass infrastructure building, customer connections, street lighting, metering, testing, and emergency repairs across a diverse customer base.

Good news, Ausgrid has committed to science-based climate targets

Ausgrid has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting targets to cut emissions in line with climate science to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Ausgrid should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, while improving their monitoring and reporting systems to track progress and uncover additional opportunities for emission reductions.
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