Cairn Oil and Gas

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cairn Oil and Gas doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Cairn Oil and Gas has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity relative to industry benchmarks. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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

Cairn Oil and Gas is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

Cairn Oil and Gas operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 5.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Cairn Oil and Gas, a vertical of Vedanta Limited, is a key player in the energy generation and distribution industry, founded in 2007 and headquartered in Gurugram, India. The company is a major contributor to India’s domestic crude oil production, holding interests in several blocks within the country and one in South Africa, with its notable discovery in Rajasthan bolstering its portfolio. As part of Vedanta Limited, Cairn Oil and Gas is committed to sustainable development and has been recognized for its efforts in corporate governance and community enhancement.

Bad news, Cairn Oil and Gas hasn't committed to SBTi yet

Cairn Oil and Gas has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Cairn Oil and Gas could reduce their scope 1 emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.
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Our methodology

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