GCC

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is GCC doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

GCC has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with environmental 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

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Very high

GCC is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

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Very high

The company is situated in Mexico, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for energy production. This regional advantage supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid for its operations.
5.71%

...this company is doing 5.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

GCC, also known as Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, with a focus on the production and distribution of cement and construction-related materials. Founded in 1941 and headquartered in Glendale, the company has expanded its operations across Mexico and the United States, boasting an installed annual capacity of 5 million tons of cement. GCC offers a range of services including the supply of ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and other innovative construction products, underpinned by a commitment to social responsibility and community engagement.

Good news, GCC has embraced robust SBTi commitments

GCC has established targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the scientific consensus needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C, demonstrating the company’s commitment to a sustainable future.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company could reduce its scope 1 emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment.
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