Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Maaden doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 0

Maaden has a DitchCarbon Score of 0, indicating a lack of progress in sustainability and emissions reduction. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity compared to others. Maaden may need to implement significant changes to improve its sustainability efforts and lower its carbon footprint.

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

Maaden is a company in the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

Maaden, located in Saudi Arabia, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate environmental impact from energy production.

...this company is doing 30.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Riyadh, Ma’aden is a prominent player in the mining and metals industry in Saudi Arabia and ranks as the tenth largest mining company globally. The company specializes in the exploration and production of a variety of minerals, including gold, phosphate, bauxite, and copper, investing over US$32 billion since its 2008 IPO to establish extensive and cost-effective mining operations. Ma’aden is integral to Saudi Vision 2030, aiming to diversify the nation’s economy and foster industrial development, while providing substantial employment opportunities and adhering to the highest standards of industry practice.

Good news, Maaden has committed to SBTi climate action goals

Maaden 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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