Newcrest Mining

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Newcrest Mining doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Newcrest Mining has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Improvement in their sustainability practices and reduction in emissions is needed to increase their score.

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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Newcrest Mining operates within the metals and mining 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

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Newcrest Mining, located in Australia, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be challenged by the high carbon footprint associated with the local energy grid and industrial practices.
6.02%

...this company is doing 6.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Newcrest Mining, founded in 1966 and headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, operates within the metals and mining industry as one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. As the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Newcrest is dedicated to delivering superior returns from its gold/copper mining operations. The company prides itself on offering a safe and inclusive work environment, with a commitment to integrity, teamwork, innovation, and high performance, alongside opportunities for learning and global travel.

Bad news, Newcrest Mining hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Newcrest Mining has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Newcrest Mining should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify direct greenhouse gas outputs.
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