Golden Star Resources

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Golden Star Resources doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Golden Star Resources has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

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

Golden Star Resources 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

Golden Star Resources operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid in that area of the world. As a result, the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the environmental standards of the region in which it is located, potentially reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 6.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Toronto, Golden Star Resources operates in the metals and mining industry, specifically focusing on gold production. The company manages two underground mines, Wassa and Prestea, located on Ghana’s Ashanti Gold Belt, known for high-grade gold reserves. Golden Star is recognized for its commitment to environmental and social responsibility, as evidenced by its PDAC Award in 2018.

Bad news, Golden Star Resources hasn't committed to SBTi yet

Golden Star Resources has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Golden Star Resources should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.
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Our methodology

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