Port of Melbourne

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Port of Melbourne doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 5

The Port of Melbourne has a DitchCarbon Score of 5 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests a high carbon intensity associated with their operations. The company needs significant improvement to reduce its environmental impact and enhance its sustainability efforts.

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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The Port of Melbourne is part of the transport services 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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The Port of Melbourne, located in Australia, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be negatively impacted by the country’s overall high carbon emissions.
21.21%

...this company is doing 21.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2016, Port of Melbourne is situated in Melbourne, Australia, and operates within the transport services industry. As the country’s largest container and automotive port, it handles an immense volume of cargo, including over 7,000 containers and 1,000 vehicles daily. The company, which is the private leaseholder of the port’s commercial operations, plays a critical role in facilitating trade worth over $90 billion annually, significantly contributing to the regional economy.

Bad news, Port of Melbourne hasn't committed to SBTi goals.

The Port of Melbourne has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Port of Melbourne should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing its Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in reporting and encouraging sustainability across its supply chain, potentially decreasing its emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

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