Nutrien

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nutrien doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

Nutrien has a DitchCarbon Score of 54, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their 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

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Nutrien is a company in 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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Very high

Nutrien is situated in Canada, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower baseline emissions for its operations.
24.98%

...this company is doing 24.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Saskatoon, Nutrien emerged from the merger of Agrium and PotashCorp of Saskatchewan in 2018. As a leading company in the Metals and Mining Industry, Nutrien is now recognized as the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services. Committed to sustainable agriculture, Nutrien innovates to support food production, ensuring the success of growers, investors, and stakeholders.

Bad news, Nutrien has removed SBTi commitments from agenda

The company 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 degrees Celsius.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Nutrien should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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