Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Dangote doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 31

Dangote has a DitchCarbon Score of 31 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for Dangote to increase its score.

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

Dangote is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a medium 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

Dangote operates in a region within Nigeria that has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for energy use. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s cleaner energy practices.

...this company is doing 10.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1978, Dangote Group is a prominent player in Nigeria’s industrial manufacturing sector, headquartered in Lagos. The company has established itself as a leader in various markets, including cement manufacturing, sugar milling, and refining, as well as the production of flour, pasta, noodles, and packaging materials. With its commitment to providing essential needs in food and shelter, Dangote Group aims to maintain its market dominance across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Bad news, Dangote has not committed to SBTi targets yet

Dangote 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.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Dangote should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.
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Our methodology

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