Port of Newcastle

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Port of Newcastle doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 28

The Port of Newcastle has a DitchCarbon Score of 28 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. 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

Very low




Very high

The Port of Newcastle operates in 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

Very low




Very high

The Port of Newcastle, 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 high carbon emissions associated with its location.

...this company is doing 1.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2014, the Port of Newcastle is a pivotal player in the Australian Transport Services Industry, located in Newcastle, New South Wales. As the largest port on the east coast and the third largest in Australia, it serves as a crucial gateway for the country’s regional economies. The company offers a comprehensive range of services including vessel scheduling, property management, trade development, and maintenance of port assets, catering to a significant volume of cargo and vessel traffic annually.

Good news, Port of Newcastle has set SBTi commitments

Port of Newcastle has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s dedication to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Port of Newcastle should investigate alternative fuels for transportation and operations to capitalize on potential emissions reductions.

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Our methodology

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