Vulcan Materials

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Vulcan Materials doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Vulcan Materials has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental 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

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Very high

Vulcan Materials operates in the construction industry, which has a low 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

Vulcan Materials operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 0.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Vulcan Materials Company stands as the largest producer of construction aggregates in the United States. Operating across 20 states, the District of Columbia, Mexico, and the Bahamas, Vulcan Materials specializes in the production of crushed stone, sand, gravel, asphalt, and ready-mixed concrete. With a workforce of over 8,000 employees, the company serves as a major player in the US construction industry.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Vulcan Materials

Vulcan Materials can potentially reduce their emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance their operational sustainability.

Bad news, Vulcan Materials hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Vulcan Materials 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.
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