Vodacom

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Vodacom doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Vodacom has a DitchCarbon Score of 61 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity, suggesting that while there is room for improvement, Vodacom is making progress in reducing its environmental impact. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a more sustainable approach to its business practices.

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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Vodacom is a company in the telecommunications 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

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Very high

Vodacom, 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 country’s significant reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.
13.19%

...this company is doing 13.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Lagos, Vodacom Business is a prominent player in the telecommunications sector. The company specializes in providing comprehensive communication solutions to corporate clients across 43 sub-Saharan African markets. Vodacom Business is dedicated to large-scale investment in Africa, offering services such as network infrastructure, data centers, managed services, and sector-specific expertise.

Good news, Vodacom has set solid SBTi climate action goals

Vodacom has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the international effort to limit global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Vodacom should undertake a thorough inventory of all direct emissions sources to identify and manage Scope 1 emissions effectively.
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