Cathay Pacific

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cathay Pacific doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 11

Cathay Pacific has a DitchCarbon Score of 11 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The airline needs significant improvements to reduce its environmental impact and enhance 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

Cathay Pacific, 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

Cathay Pacific is based in a region with an unspecified carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the airline’s operations is influenced by the environmental performance of the wider area, which in this case is not provided.

...this company is doing 2.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Cathay Pacific Airways, founded in 1946, is a premier airline in the aviation industry with its corporate headquarters at Hong Kong International Airport on Hong Kong Island. As a leading international airline, it offers flights to more than 180 destinations globally, in partnership with its subsidiary Cathay Dragon. The company is recognized as a founding member of the oneworld global alliance, extending its reach to over 750 destinations through this network.

Bad news, Cathay Pacific hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Cathay Pacific 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 climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Cathay Pacific could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational sustainability.
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Our methodology

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