Newmont Mining

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Newmont Mining doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 65

Newmont Mining has a DitchCarbon Score of 65, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest a greater commitment to reducing carbon intensity and enhancing 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

Newmont 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

Very low




Very high

Newmont Mining, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a favorable environmental impact. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 35.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, Newmont Mining is a titan in the US metals and mining industry. The company has established itself as one of the world’s leading gold producers, with a commitment to safety, sustainability, and responsible mining practices. With operations spanning the United States, Australia, Peru, Suriname, and Ghana, Newmont strives to deliver shared value to stakeholders and lead in environmental and social performance.

Good news, Newmont Mining has embraced SBTi commitments

Newmont Mining has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. These targets align with the international effort to limit global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Newmont Mining should establish transparent, science-based targets for reducing Scope 3 emissions, ensuring progress is reported transparently and sustainability practices are encouraged throughout their supply chain, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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