SilverCrest Metals

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SilverCrest Metals doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 18

SilverCrest Metals has a DitchCarbon Score of 18 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity relative to industry peers. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve 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

Very low




Very high

SilverCrest Metals is part of the metals and mining 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

SilverCrest Metals operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

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

SilverCrest Metals, founded in 2015, is a Canadian company in the Metals and Mining Industry, based in Vancouver, BC. Specializing in precious metals exploration, they are committed to discovering new resources and acquiring valuable assets in Mexico’s historic precious metal districts. With a proven management team, SilverCrest Metals employs a responsible “phased approach” to project development, focusing on discovery, financing, construction, and production to enhance shareholder value.

Bad news, SilverCrest Metals hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

SilverCrest Metals has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not defined or announced clear goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

SilverCrest Metals should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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