Iridium Communications

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Iridium Communications doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 52

Iridium Communications has a DitchCarbon Score of 52 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 activities. 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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Iridium Communications is part of 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

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Iridium Communications is based in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
4.19%

...this company is doing 4.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Iridium Communications operates within the telecommunications sector. As the only company providing mobile satellite services with global coverage, Iridium offers voice and data communication for areas beyond the reach of traditional networks. Their diverse customer base spans various industries, and they are currently developing the next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Iridium Communications

Iridium Communications should enhance their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and identify additional opportunities for reducing their Scope 2 emissions, which could potentially lower their emissions by 25%.

Bad news, Iridium Communications hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Iridium Communications has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of setting or has not publicly disclosed its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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