Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is GSMA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

GSMA has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. GSMA may need to implement more effective sustainability measures to reduce its carbon intensity and improve 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

GSMA is a company in the telecommunications sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

A company located in the United Kingdom benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through the use of cleaner energy sources.

...this company is doing 12.81% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in London, the GSMA operates within the telecommunications sector. The association serves as a collective voice for mobile operators globally, fostering industry collaboration among nearly 800 operators and over 300 companies in the mobile ecosystem. In addition to advocacy, the GSMA is renowned for organizing prominent industry events like the Mobile World Congress series.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for GSMA

GSMA should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

Bad news, GSMA has not set SBTi commitments yet

GSMA has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the organization is still in the process of defining clear, science-based goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with global efforts to limit climate change.
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