Trina Solar

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Trina Solar doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

Trina Solar has a DitchCarbon Score of 66, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

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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Trina Solar is part of the research and development sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

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Trina Solar, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations is influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity, affecting its environmental impact.
14.64%

...this company is doing 14.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Changzhou, Trina Solar Ltd Co. operates in the research and development sector of the solar energy industry. As a pioneer in the field, Trina Solar has become the world’s leading provider of comprehensive solar energy solutions, including the production and supply of solar modules. The company offers a full range of services such as project development, financing, design, construction, and operation and maintenance, contributing significantly to global sustainability efforts.

Good news, Trina Solar has embraced SBTi commitments

Trina Solar 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 involves aligning their carbon reduction strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Trina Solar should enhance its machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more energy-efficient, potentially reducing its emissions by 15%.
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