Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is KME doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 18

KME has a DitchCarbon Score of 18 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that KME has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. The company needs significant improvement in reducing emissions to enhance its 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

KME is a company in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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

KME, located in Italy, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a greener energy supply. This positively impacts the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based advantages.

...this company is doing 11.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Osnabrück, KME operates in the Metals and Mining Industry as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of copper and copper alloy products. The company has 15 production plants across Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, and the USA, and is structured into three divisions: Copper, Special, and Brass, each focusing on different market segments. KME offers a wide range of services including engineering, production, and servicing of specialized plant equipment for various industrial sectors, emphasizing customized solutions and innovative product development.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for KME

KME should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions from owned or controlled sources.

Good news, KME has made solid SBTi commitments

KME 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.

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