Bendigo Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Bendigo Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 74

Bendigo Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 74, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the bank’s commitment to reducing its carbon intensity and its success in lowering emissions. A score of 74 suggests that Bendigo Bank is actively engaging in practices that are less carbon-intensive compared to many other companies.

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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Bendigo Bank is part of the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Bendigo Bank is situated in Australia, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the bank’s operations are likely influenced by the country’s overall high carbon emissions, potentially posing challenges to its sustainability efforts.
23.17%

...this company is doing 23.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, founded in 1858 in the goldfields of Bendigo, Australia, is a prominent player in the finance sector and is recognized as Australia’s most customer-connected bank. As a top 60 ASX listed company, it offers a wide range of financial services and prides itself on supporting over 1.6 million customers with the help of more than 7,200 staff members. The bank’s commitment to facilitating home ownership and contributing to successful communities has been a guiding principle since its early beginnings.

Good news, Bendigo Bank has embraced SBTi commitments

Bendigo Bank 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 bank will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint and align its operations with the goal of limiting global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Bendigo Bank 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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