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BYD

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BYD doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

BYD has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that BYD’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint 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

Low

Medium

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Very high

BYD operates within the medium sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking that is medium 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

Very low

Low

Unknown

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Very high

BYD, located in China, operates in a region with an unspecified carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of BYD’s operations could be influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity, affecting the company’s environmental impact.
18.69%

...this company is doing 18.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China, BYD is a diversified high-tech company operating in the IT, automotive, and new energy industries. As a global leader, BYD is renowned for being the largest supplier of rechargeable batteries and a pioneer in electric vehicles, boasting significant market shares in various electronic components. The company is also at the forefront of the new energy sector, offering innovative solutions like solar farms, energy storage stations, and LED products.

Bad news, BYD has not committed to SBTi targets yet

BYD has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to clear, science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with current climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

BYD 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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