Pilbara Minerals

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Pilbara Minerals doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 18

Pilbara Minerals has a DitchCarbon Score of 18 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. There is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing their environmental performance.

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Industry emissions intensity

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Pilbara Minerals is part of 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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Pilbara Minerals is located in Australia, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s operations may face challenges in achieving sustainability due to the high carbon footprint associated with the local energy grid and industrial practices.
11.02%

...this company is doing 11.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Pilbara Minerals, founded in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, operates within the Metals and Mining Industry. The company is dedicated to developing its flagship Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project, which is poised to become one of the largest lithium mines globally. With its headquarters in West Perth, Pilbara Minerals aims to address the expected global lithium shortage by accelerating the project’s production, initially targeting commissioning in March 2018.

Good news, Pilbara Minerals has embraced SBTi commitments

Pilbara Minerals has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Pilbara Minerals should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas outputs, potentially reducing emissions by 15%.
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