Sonic Healthcare

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sonic Healthcare doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Sonic Healthcare has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Sonic Healthcare is a company in the health and social services industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking. 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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Sonic Healthcare operates in Australia, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be challenged by the high carbon footprint associated with their location’s energy sources.
0.56%

...this company is doing 0.56% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Sonic Healthcare, founded in 1987 and headquartered in Sydney, Australia, operates in the health and social services industry. As an ASX Top 50 company, it offers a range of services including pathology, radiology, and primary care through its extensive network in countries such as the USA, Germany, and New Zealand. With a focus on medical excellence and a workforce of over 35,000, Sonic Healthcare is committed to providing quality diagnostic services underpinned by significant investment in state-of-the-art medical technology and ethical standards.

Good news, Sonic Healthcare has embraced SBTi commitments

Sonic Healthcare has established targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Sonic Healthcare should consider the implementation of green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.
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