Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SK doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

SK has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

SK operates in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

A company in South Korea operates in a region with an unknown carbon intensity rating. Without this information, it’s challenging to assess the direct impact of the country’s energy mix on the company’s sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 7.19% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1946, SK KRMetals and Mining Industry is a prominent player in the metals and mining sector. Headquartered in South Korea, the company focuses on sustainable growth by promoting autonomous management among its affiliates while also fostering collaboration to enhance business competitiveness. SK KRMetals and Mining Industry offers a range of services aimed at maximizing enterprise value and generating synergistic effects within its network.

Good news, SK has made solid SBTi commitments

SK has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment means the company will implement strategies to cut carbon emissions across its value chain in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should foster sustainability throughout its supply chain to align with science-based Scope 3 emission reduction goals, potentially decreasing its emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.