Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is GAIL doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 8

GAIL has a DitchCarbon Score of 8 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that GAIL’s carbon intensity is high, reflecting significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current strategies may need to be enhanced to better address climate change and sustainability goals.

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

GAIL is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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

GAIL, located in India, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be significantly challenged by the high carbon footprint associated with the local energy supply.

...this company is doing 22.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

GAIL (India) Limited, founded in 1984 and headquartered in New Delhi, operates in the energy generation and distribution industry. As India’s largest natural gas company, GAIL offers a comprehensive range of services including natural gas transmission, marketing, processing, LPG transmission, petrochemicals, and city gas distribution. With a vast pipeline network and international ventures, the company is a key player in the sector, fostering growth and opportunities in India and beyond.

Bad news, GAIL has not committed to SBTi targets yet

GAIL has committed to aligning its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This means the company is taking proactive steps to contribute to limiting global warming by setting and following through on evidence-based emission reduction targets.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

GAIL should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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