NOVA Chemicals

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is NOVA Chemicals doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 27

NOVA Chemicals has a DitchCarbon Score of 27 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for NOVA Chemicals to increase its 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

Very low




Very high

NOVA Chemicals is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

NOVA Chemicals is situated in Canada, a region with a 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 14.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

NOVA Chemicals, founded in 1954 and based in Calgary, Alberta, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. As a leader in the development and production of chemicals and plastic resins, the company focuses on creating materials that enhance the quality of life. With a strong emphasis on sustainability and Responsible Care®, NOVA Chemicals serves as a subsidiary of the International Petroleum Investment Company, contributing to safer and more efficient consumer and industrial products.

Bad news, NOVA Chemicals hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

NOVA Chemicals has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

NOVA Chemicals should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.