J.K. Cement

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is J.K. Cement doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

J.K. Cement has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental 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

J.K. Cement is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

J.K. Cement operates in India, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be negatively impacted by the country’s overall high carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 4.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

J.K. Cement Ltd, founded in 1975, is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in cement production. Headquartered in Kanpur, India, the company operates several grey cement plants in Rajasthan and Karnataka, and has expanded internationally with a facility in Fujairah, U.A.E. Offering a wide range of cement products, J.K. Cement is recognized as one of India’s leading manufacturers and the third largest white cement producer globally.

Good news, J.K. Cement has embraced SBTi commitments

J.K. Cement 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 a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

J.K. Cement could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance production processes.

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Our methodology

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