Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Freeport-McMoRan doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

Freeport-McMoRan has a DitchCarbon Score of 48, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Freeport-McMoRan 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

Freeport-McMoRan, 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 18.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas, founded in 1988 and based in Phoenix, operates as a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, a leader in the US metals and mining industry. The company specializes in the exploration and production of oil and gas, contributing to the diverse portfolio of its parent company’s natural resource assets. Detailed information about their operations and services is available on the Freeport-McMoRan website.

Good news, Freeport-McMoRan has committed to SBTi targets

Freeport-McMoRan has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment signifies the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and aligning its operations with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Freeport-McMoRan should establish transparent and scientifically grounded goals for diminishing their Scope 3 emissions and actively encourage sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially reducing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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