MTR Corporation Limited

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is MTR Corporation Limited doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

MTR Corporation Limited has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

MTR Corporation Limited operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

MTR Corporation Limited, located in Western Australia, operates in a region with an unspecified carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations may be influenced by the local energy mix and environmental policies of Western Australia.

...this company is doing 13.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1975, MTR Corporation Limited is a prominent player in the industrial manufacturing sector, headquartered on Hong Kong Island. The company specializes in operating an extensive urban metro system, including ten railway lines, a Light Rail network, and a high-speed Airport Express link, with a focus on safety, reliability, and customer service. Beyond its core railway operations, MTR Corporation has diversified into property development, management, and various other business ventures, both locally and internationally.

Good news, MTR Corporation has committed to SBTi targets

MTR Corporation Limited has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, demonstrating the company’s dedication to sustainable and environmentally responsible practices.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

MTR Corporation Limited should set clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and consistently report on their progress to foster sustainability throughout their supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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