Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cleveland-Cliffs doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

Cleveland-Cliffs has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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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Cleveland-Cliffs is a company in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Cleveland-Cliffs, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 7.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Cleveland-Cliffs, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, operates within the metals and mining industry and was founded in 1847. As North America’s largest flat-rolled steel producer and iron ore pellet supplier, the company has a significant presence in the United States and Canada, employing around 25,000 people. Their services encompass the production of a wide range of steel products, including carbon and stainless steel, as well as mining operations and downstream manufacturing.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Cleveland-Cliffs

Cleveland-Cliffs should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify direct greenhouse gas emissions from company-owned and controlled resources.

Bad news, Cleveland-Cliffs hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

Cleveland-Cliffs has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with current climate science.
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