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Tencent

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Tencent doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Tencent has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 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. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with environmental sustainability goals.

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

Low

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Very high

Tencent is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

Very low

Low

Unknown

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Very high

Tencent, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of Tencent’s operations can be influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity, affecting the company’s environmental impact.
4.71%

...this company is doing 4.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Shenzhen, Tencent is a titan in the Chinese industrial manufacturing sector, particularly known for its Internet value-added services. The company went public in 2004 and has since been a staple on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Offering a suite of services including social platforms, digital content, and financial services, Tencent has significantly shaped the digital lifestyle and communication of millions in China.

Good news, Tencent has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

Tencent 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...

Tencent should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to significantly reduce their Scope 3 emissions, potentially decreasing their total emissions by 35%.
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