Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Implats doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Implats has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better 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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Implats 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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Very high

Implats, located in South Africa, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may face significant challenges due to the country’s high reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 16.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Implats, based in Johannesburg, operates within the Metals and Mining Industry and was established to focus on the production of platinum and associated platinum group metals (PGMs). Founded with its primary operations on the Bushveld Complex in South Africa and the Great Dyke in Zimbabwe, the company is a leading producer, contributing to approximately a quarter of the world’s primary platinum supply. Offering a range of mining services, Implats operates through several main branches, including Impala, Zimplats, Marula, Mimosa, and Two Rivers.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Implats

Implats should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements and a shift to low-carbon or renewable energy sources to potentially reduce emissions by 15%.

Good news, Implats has committed to science-based climate targets

Implats has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly lower its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

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