Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Boral doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 15

Boral has a DitchCarbon Score of 15 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Boral may need to implement significant changes to reduce its emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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

Boral is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

Boral, located in Australia, operates in 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 overall high carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 26.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Boral Limited is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, particularly in building and construction materials. The company boasts a substantial workforce and a wide network of operational sites across 13 countries, including a significant presence in Australia, Asia, and the USA. Boral offers a diverse range of services through its three divisions: Boral Australia, Boral USA, and Boral Gypsum, excelling in markets such as construction materials, cement, plasterboard, cladding, and roof tiles.

Good news, Boral has set science-based targets for sustainability

Boral has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the necessary reductions to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This involves a strategic approach to decrease emissions across both direct operations and indirect energy usage.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Our methodology

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