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Sumitomo Metal Mining

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sumitomo Metal Mining doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

Sumitomo Metal Mining 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 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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Sumitomo Metal Mining is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

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Sumitomo Metal Mining operates in Japan, a country with a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
5.71%

...this company is doing 5.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Sumitomo Metal Mining, founded in Japan, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specifically in mining. The company has extended its reach to Peru, where it is dedicated to various mining industry activities, including the exploitation stage. Sumitomo Metal Mining offers comprehensive services across the mining value chain, from exploration to extraction.

Good news, Sumitomo Metal Mining has embraced SBTi commitments

Sumitomo Metal Mining has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Sumitomo Metal Mining could potentially reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.
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