Southwest Gas

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Southwest Gas doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 13

Southwest Gas has a DitchCarbon Score of 13 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The company has significant room for improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing 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

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Southwest Gas is part of the energy generation and distribution 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

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Southwest Gas operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact from energy production.
17.44%

...this company is doing 17.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Southwest Gas, founded in 1931 and headquartered in Las Vegas, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. The company specializes in purchasing, transporting, and distributing natural gas, serving over 1.9 million customers across Arizona, California, and Nevada. As the leading natural gas distributor in Nevada and Arizona, Southwest Gas caters to major metropolitan areas including Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Tucson, as well as parts of California.

Bad news, Southwest Gas hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Southwest Gas has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Southwest Gas should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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