Pacific Gas and Electric

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Pacific Gas and Electric doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 28

Pacific Gas and Electric has a DitchCarbon Score of 28 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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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Pacific Gas and Electric is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. 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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Pacific Gas and Electric operates in the United States, where the carbon intensity is rated as low. This favorable rating suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the region’s overall lower carbon emissions.
2.44%

...this company is doing 2.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, founded in 1905 and headquartered in San Francisco, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. As a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation, it serves approximately 15 million people across a 70,000-square-mile area in northern and central California. The company manages an extensive network of electric and natural gas lines, ensuring reliable energy transmission and delivery to both residential and commercial customers.

Bad news, Pacific Gas and Electric hasn't set SBTi goals yet

Pacific Gas and Electric 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 aligned with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Pacific Gas and Electric should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote reductions in emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.
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