DRDGOLD

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is DRDGOLD doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 0

DRDGOLD has a DitchCarbon Score of 0, indicating a lack of progress in sustainability and emissions reduction. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is high, reflecting poor environmental performance. There is significant room for improvement in DRDGOLD’s efforts to lower its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability measures.

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Industry emissions intensity

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DRDGOLD 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

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DRDGOLD operates in South Africa, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be challenged by the high carbon emissions associated with the local energy grid and industrial practices.
29.02%

...this company is doing 29.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

DRDGOLD is a South African company situated in the heart of the country’s rich gold-mining regions. Founded in the metals and mining industry, it has been operational since its establishment. The company specializes in the recovery and sale of gold, offering a range of services from extraction to processing.

Bad news, DRDGOLD has not committed to SBTi targets yet

DRDGOLD 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,

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