Independence Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Independence Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 28

Independence Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 28 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to others. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for the company to increase 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

Independence Group is part of 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

Independence Group is located in Australia, which has a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s operations may face challenges in achieving sustainability due to the region’s significant carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 1.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Independence Group NL (IGO), founded in 2000 and headquartered in South Perth, operates within the metals and mining industry. The company specializes in diversified mining, development, and exploration, primarily focusing on gold and base metals in Western Australia. IGO manages several wholly-owned high-quality operations, including the Nova nickel-copper-cobalt operation, and holds a 30% interest in the Tropicana Gold Mine through a joint venture.

Bad news, Independence Group hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Independence Group 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 climate action efforts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Independence Group should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements and the adoption of low-carbon or renewable energy solutions across its operations to potentially reduce emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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