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Baidu

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Baidu doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

Baidu has a DitchCarbon Score of 58, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability efforts.

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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Baidu operates within the computer services industry, which has a very 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

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Baidu, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The country’s carbon intensity impacts Baidu’s sustainability efforts, as the local energy mix and industrial practices influence the company’s carbon footprint.
2.89%

...this company is doing 2.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

Baidu is a leading company in the computer services industry, headquartered in Beijing, China, since its founding in 2000 by Robin Li. The company specializes in internet search services and offers a wide array of products including Baidu PostBar, Baidu Knows, and Baidu Encyclopedia. Baidu’s success is rooted in its deep understanding of Chinese language and culture, enabling it to provide tailored and intelligent search results to its vast user base.

Good news, Baidu has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Baidu has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Baidu should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.
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