Hindustan Zinc

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Hindustan Zinc doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

Hindustan Zinc has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts towards lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability.

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

Hindustan Zinc 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

Hindustan Zinc is situated in India, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s operations may face challenges in achieving sustainability due to the country’s significant carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 17.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Hindustan Zinc, established in 1966, is a prominent player in the metals and mining industry, headquartered in Udaipur, India. The company specializes in the production of zinc, lead, and silver, offering a wide range of services in mining and smelting. As one of the largest zinc-lead producers globally, Hindustan Zinc is known for its significant contributions to the Indian metals sector.

Good news, Hindustan Zinc has embraced SBTi commitments

Hindustan Zinc has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Hindustan Zinc should foster collaboration with industry peers to exchange best practices and resources, enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.

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Our methodology

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