Kinross Gold

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Kinross Gold doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Kinross Gold has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level in relation to its industry peers. Efforts to reduce carbon intensity and improve this score would enhance Kinross Gold’s environmental sustainability profile.

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

Kinross Gold operates 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

Very low




Very high

Kinross Gold operates in Canada, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 11.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Kinross Gold Corporation, founded in 1993 and headquartered in Toronto, is a major player in the metals and mining industry. As the world’s fifth largest gold mining company, it operates nine mines across the globe and produced 2.6 million gold equivalent ounces in 2013. With a strong commitment to responsible mining, Kinross Gold not only generates significant revenues but also emphasizes operational excellence and sustainability.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Kinross Gold

Kinross Gold should foster collaboration with industry partners to exchange best practices and resources, enhancing the reduction of Scope 3 emissions and potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

Bad news, Kinross Gold has yet to commit to SBTi

Kinross Gold has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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