Meridian Energy

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Meridian Energy doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 72

Meridian Energy has a DitchCarbon Score of 72, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is lower than many others in the industry. A score of 72 reflects a commitment to reducing emissions and pursuing environmentally friendly practices.

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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Meridian Energy is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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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Very high

Meridian Energy operates in a region of Australia with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations.
41.56%

...this company is doing 41.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Meridian Energy, founded in 1999 and headquartered in Wellington, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. As New Zealand’s largest electricity generator, the company specializes in producing power exclusively from renewable sources such as water and wind. Through its Meridian and Powershop brands, Meridian Energy provides electricity to over 270,000 customers, including residential, commercial, and agricultural clients across the country.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Meridian Energy

Meridian Energy should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in their Scope 3 emissions, potentially decreasing their total emissions by 35%.

Good news, Meridian Energy has embraced SBTi commitments

Meridian Energy has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the Science Based Targets initiative to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves taking actionable steps to decrease emissions across both direct operations and indirect energy usage.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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