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Sierra Gorda SCM

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sierra Gorda SCM doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 3

Sierra Gorda SCM has a DitchCarbon Score of 3 out of 100, indicating a high carbon intensity in its operations. This low score suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are minimal and that it has significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company is not currently aligned with best practices for minimizing its environmental impact.

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Industry emissions intensity

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Sierra Gorda SCM is part of the energy generation and distribution 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

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Sierra Gorda SCM, located in Chile, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate level of carbon emissions associated with energy production.
27.44%

...this company is doing 27.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Sierra Gorda SCM, founded in 2012, is a prominent player in the energy generation and distribution industry, specializing in the production of copper and molybdenum concentrate. Located in the mineral-rich district near Sierra Gorda, Chile, the company operates within one of the world’s largest mining districts, approximately 60 kilometers from Calama and 150 kilometers from Antofagasta. The joint venture, formed by KGHM Polska Miedz, Sumitomo Metal Mining, and Sumitomo Corporation, has leveraged extensive mining experience and global investments to establish Sierra Gorda SCM as a significant entity in the mining sector.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Sierra Gorda SCM

Sierra Gorda SCM should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify direct greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.

Bad news, Sierra Gorda SCM hasn't committed to SBTi goals.

Sierra Gorda SCM 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 to align with global climate action efforts.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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