Westlake Chemical

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Westlake Chemical doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 31

Westlake Chemical has a DitchCarbon Score of 31 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Improvements in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices are needed to increase their score.

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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Westlake Chemical operates in the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Westlake Chemical, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
1.98%

...this company is doing 1.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Westlake Chemical, founded in 1986 and headquartered in Houston, operates within the US metals and mining industry. As a prominent manufacturer and supplier, the company specializes in petrochemicals, plastics, and building products. With around 9,000 employees, Westlake Chemical serves clients globally from 40 locations across seven countries.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Westlake Chemical

Westlake Chemical could reduce its scope 1 emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

Bad news, Westlake Chemical hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Westlake Chemical has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with current climate science.
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