TransAlta

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is TransAlta doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

TransAlta has a DitchCarbon Score of 58 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts towards minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing 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

Very low

Low

Medium

High

Very high

TransAlta is a company in the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Medium

High

Very high

TransAlta operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
27.56%

...this company is doing 27.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

TransAlta, founded in 1911 and headquartered in Calgary, operates in the energy generation and distribution industry. The company is dedicated to becoming Canada’s leading clean power provider, offering a diverse mix of wind, hydro, solar, coal, and gas operations. With over 2,000 employees across more than 70 facilities in Canada, the US, and Australia, TransAlta provides ample opportunities for career development in the energy sector.

Good news, TransAlta has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

TransAlta 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 cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

TransAlta should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources and strive to enhance energy efficiency throughout its operations while shifting towards low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce its emissions by 15%.
Participating

Meet our 360 emissions intelligence platform

✓ Comprehensive database of calculators, life cycle analysis, carbon footprints of companies

✓ Peer group, recommended actions, historical reports, data sources

✓ Complete Scope 1-2-3 data, emission factors, yearly breakdown

✓ Complete SBTi and CDP status with sources

✓ Company emission source URLs

✓ Supply level emission factors

30+ emissions data points on millions of companies

✓ Comprehensive database of calculators, life cycle analysis, carbon footprints of companies

✓ Peer group, recommended actions, historical reports, data sources

✓ Complete Scope 1-2-3 data, emission factors, yearly breakdown

✓ Complete SBTi and CDP status with sources

✓ Company emission source URLs

✓ Supply level emission factors

Claim this profile

Are you associate with this company?
Help us improve our data and claim this profile.

Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.