Imerys

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Imerys doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Imerys has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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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Imerys 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

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Imerys is situated in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for its operations.
29.98%

...this company is doing 29.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Paris, Imerys is a prominent player in the Metals and Mining Industry. As the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions, the company caters to various industries by enhancing products with qualities like heat resistance and conductivity. With over 16,000 employees, Imerys generated a revenue of 4.165 billion euros in 2016, reflecting its significant impact on the industry.

Good news, Imerys has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability.

Imerys 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...

Imerys should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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