Barrick Gold

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Barrick Gold doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Barrick Gold has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are needed to increase their 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

Very low




Very high

Barrick Gold operates in 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

Very low




Very high

Barrick Gold operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 5.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Barrick Gold Corporation, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Toronto, operates within the metals and mining industry. The company specializes in gold, focusing on generating wealth through responsible mining and operational excellence. Barrick Gold offers services in various countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, and the United States, and is publicly traded on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol ABX.

Bad news, Barrick Gold hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Barrick Gold 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...

Barrick Gold should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in Scope 3 emissions, with an estimated potential to cut emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

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