Sun International

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sun International doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Sun International has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Improvements in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices are needed to increase their score.

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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Sun International is part of the hospitality industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Sun International, located in South Africa, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may face challenges due to the high carbon footprint associated with the country’s energy production and consumption.
8.43%

...this company is doing 8.43% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1979, Sun International is a prominent player in the hospitality industry, headquartered in Sandton. The company specializes in providing luxury hotel accommodations, modern casinos, and world-class resorts, primarily across Africa and Latin America. With a focus on creating unique experiences and lasting memories, Sun International has become a leader in tourism, leisure, and gaming, boasting a significant presence in several countries.

Good news, Sun International has embraced SBTi commitments

Sun International has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly lower its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Sun International should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.
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