China Eastern

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is China Eastern doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 14

China Eastern has a DitchCarbon Score of 14 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects a high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The airline needs significant improvements to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Very high

China Eastern operates within the aviation industry, which 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

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Very high

A company located in China is subject to the country’s carbon intensity rating, which influences its environmental impact. If China has a high carbon intensity, it suggests that the company’s operations may also have a higher carbon footprint, potentially affecting its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 0.55% better in emissions than the industry average.

China Eastern, founded in 1988, is headquartered in the bustling commercial hub of Shanghai, China. As a key player in the aviation industry, the company operates a modern fleet through its subsidiary, Shanghai Airlines, and is a member of the SkyTeam alliance. Offering global connectivity, China Eastern is dedicated to delivering quality services to guests traveling across China and international destinations.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for China Eastern

China Eastern should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.

Bad news, China Eastern hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

China Eastern has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not defined or announced clear goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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