China Southern Airlines

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is China Southern Airlines doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 0

China Southern Airlines has a DitchCarbon Score of 0, indicating a lack of progress in reducing carbon intensity. This score suggests the company has not implemented significant sustainability measures to lower its emissions. A higher score would reflect better performance in decreasing carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

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 Southern Airlines 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

Very low




Very high

China Southern Airlines operates in a region with an unknown carbon intensity rating, making it challenging to assess the direct impact of China’s national carbon footprint on the airline’s sustainability efforts. The company’s environmental performance is likely influenced by the broader energy and policy landscape of China.

...this company is doing 13.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Guangzhou City, China Southern Airlines is a major player in the aviation industry. As one of the largest airlines globally, it offers an extensive network of flights, serving 208 destinations in 40 countries. The company is renowned for its modern fleet, including the Airbus A380 and 787 Dreamliner, and provides a range of services for business and leisure travelers alike.

Bad news, China Southern Airlines hasn't committed to SBTi goals.

China Southern Airlines has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to clear, science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with the latest climate science.
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