Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Fresnillo doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

Fresnillo has a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in its sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. Efforts to reduce emissions and enhance sustainability measures could help Fresnillo 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

Fresnillo operates within 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

Fresnillo, located in Mexico, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by Mexico’s environmental performance.

...this company is doing 9.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Fresnillo plc, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mexico City, operates within the metals and mining industry. As a global leader, it stands as the world’s largest producer of silver from ore and holds the position of Mexico’s second-largest gold miner. The company is incorporated in the United Kingdom and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Bad news, Fresnillo hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Fresnillo has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Fresnillo should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in their Scope 3 emissions.
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Our methodology

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