Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Qantas doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 8

Qantas has a DitchCarbon Score of 8 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that the airline has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. The score reflects the need for significant improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainable practices.

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

Qantas is a company in the aviation industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Qantas, located in Australia, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the airline’s sustainability efforts may be significantly challenged by the country’s overall high carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 5.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1974, Qantas Holidays is a prominent travel wholesaler based in Santa Rosa, Australia, within the AU Aviation Industry. The company specializes in crafting a diverse array of holiday packages, including escorted tours, cruises, and weekend getaways, catering to various tastes and budgets across destinations worldwide. As a unique benefit, Qantas Holidays is distinguished by its ability to offer Qantas Frequent Flyer points, enhancing its competitive position in the travel market.

Bad news, Qantas hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Qantas has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Qantas should intensify their tracking and analysis of direct emissions to pinpoint areas for emission cuts.
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Our methodology

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