B2Gold

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is B2Gold doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

B2Gold has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in its sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations, suggesting that B2Gold’s environmental impact is significant. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability efforts.

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Industry emissions intensity

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B2Gold operates within 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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B2Gold operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
3.98%

...this company is doing 3.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

B2Gold Corp., founded in 2007 and based in Vancouver, Canada, operates in the metals and mining industry, specializing in gold production. The company has rapidly grown to manage four operating mines, with additional projects and a mine under construction across four continents. B2Gold is known for its low-cost gold production and is on track to significantly increase its annual output to between 800,000 and 850,000 ounces by 2018.

Bad news, B2Gold hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

B2Gold has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not defined or announced clear goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

B2Gold could reduce its Scope 1 emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.
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