Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is CAE doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 32

CAE has a DitchCarbon Score of 32 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that CAE’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current strategies may not be sufficiently mitigating their environmental impact in terms of carbon intensity.

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

CAE, a company in the aviation industry, has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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

The company is situated in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations.

...this company is doing 18.55% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Montreal, CAE is a prominent player in the aviation industry, specializing in training solutions for civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare sectors. The company boasts a global footprint with 160 sites across 35 countries, leveraging the expertise of 8,000 employees and a vast array of simulation technologies. Annually, CAE trains over 120,000 civil and defense crew members, in addition to numerous healthcare professionals, solidifying its reputation for service excellence and technological innovation.

Good news, CAE has yet to set SBTi commitments.

CAE has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative by setting emission reduction targets consistent with climate science. This means the company is committed to making significant cuts in greenhouse gas emissions across its entire value chain to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should shift to procuring all of its energy from renewable sources to significantly reduce its location-based scope 2 emissions.

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Our methodology

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