China Merchants Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is China Merchants Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

China Merchants Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the bank’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

China Merchants Bank is part of the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking 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




Very high

China Merchants Bank operates in a region with a carbon intensity rating that influences its environmental impact. The sustainability efforts of the bank are thus affected by China’s overall carbon intensity.

...this company is doing 2.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

China Merchants Bank, founded in 1987 in Shenzhen, is a prominent entity in the Chinese finance sector. As a leader in financial innovation and customer service, it has consistently been recognized as one of China’s top commercial banks. The bank offers a comprehensive range of services, including retail, private banking, and custody services, and has received numerous accolades for its performance and brand strength.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for China Merchants Bank

China Merchants Bank should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Bad news, China Merchants Bank hasn't set SBTi commitments yet

China Merchants Bank has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the bank is currently not aligned with a clear set of actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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