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K Line

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is K Line doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 27

K Line has a DitchCarbon Score of 27 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. K Line may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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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K Line operates within the transport services industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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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K Line, located in Japan, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
0.79%

...this company is doing 0.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., commonly known as K Line, is a prominent player in the transport services industry, headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1919, the company has grown to become one of Japan’s largest shipping companies. K Line offers a diverse range of maritime transport services, including the operation of bulk carriers, container ships, LNG carriers, ro-ro ships, and tankers.

Good news, K Line has set strong SBTi commitments

K Line has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from their own operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from 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...

K Line should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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