Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Metrolinx doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 36

Metrolinx has a DitchCarbon Score of 36 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. Efforts to enhance their sustainability practices could significantly improve their carbon intensity and overall environmental impact.

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

Metrolinx is a company in the transport services 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

Metrolinx, located in Canada, benefits from the country’s 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 9.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Metrolinx is a transportation agency based in Toronto, serving the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area since its establishment by the Government of Ontario. Founded with the vision of creating an integrated and efficient transit system, Metrolinx operates through divisions such as GO Transit, Union Pearson Express, and the PRESTO electronic fare card system. The company is known for its strategic plan, The Big Move, aimed at transforming the region’s transportation network over a 25-year period.

Bad news, Metrolinx has yet to commit to SBTi goals

Metrolinx has not established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This means the company has yet to align its environmental goals with the global effort to limit warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Metrolinx should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify their direct greenhouse gas outputs.
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Our methodology

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