Taiwan High Speed Rail

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Taiwan High Speed Rail doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 22

Taiwan High Speed Rail has a DitchCarbon Score of 22 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates in the transport services industry, which has a medium 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

Very low




Very high

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates in a region with a high carbon intensity rating, indicating a significant reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may face challenges in reducing its carbon footprint due to the local energy infrastructure in Taiwan.

...this company is doing 4.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation, founded in 1998, operates within the transport services industry in Taiwan. As the concessionaire selected in 1997, the company is responsible for the finance, construction, and operation of Taiwan’s High Speed Rail system, linking Taipei to Kaohsiung. The service, which began with eight stations, offers a rapid transit option across a 345km stretch, significantly reducing travel time between major cities.

Bad news, Taiwan High Speed Rail hasn't set SBTi commitments.

Taiwan High Speed Rail has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Taiwan High Speed Rail should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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