Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is CIMB doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

CIMB has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would signify even greater success in reducing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability measures.

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

CIMB is a company in 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

CIMB, located in Malaysia, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate environmental impact from carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 11.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

CIMB Group, founded in 1924, is a prominent financial institution based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, operating within the finance sector. As a leading ASEAN universal bank, it provides a comprehensive range of services including consumer, commercial, wholesale, and Islamic banking, along with asset management. With a significant presence in ASEAN and Asia, CIMB Group employs over 40,000 staff across 15 international locations.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for CIMB

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

Bad news, CIMB has yet to commit to SBTi targets

CIMB 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 mitigate climate change.
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