Ontario Power Generation

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ontario Power Generation doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Ontario Power Generation 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

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Ontario Power Generation is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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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Ontario Power Generation operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company benefits from the country’s sustainable energy practices, potentially enhancing its own sustainability efforts.
9.56%

...this company is doing 9.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ontario Power Generation (OPG), founded in 1999 and headquartered in Toronto, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry in Canada. As the province’s leading clean electricity provider, OPG is responsible for producing approximately half of Ontario’s power, primarily through nuclear and hydroelectric facilities. The company is committed to environmental sustainability, having ceased coal usage in 2014, and focuses on maintaining its assets, including the refurbishment of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station and the conversion of thermal stations to biomass.

Bad news, Ontario Power Generation hasn't committed to SBTi yet

Ontario Power Generation 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...

Ontario Power Generation should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify direct emissions from owned or controlled sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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