Wheaton Precious Metals

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Wheaton Precious Metals doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

Wheaton Precious Metals has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. Efforts to lower their carbon intensity would enhance their sustainability profile and contribute to better environmental performance.

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




Very high

Wheaton Precious Metals 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

Very low




Very high

Wheaton Precious Metals 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.

...this company is doing 18.98% better in emissions than the industry average.

Wheaton Precious Metals, founded in 2004 and headquartered in Vancouver, operates within the metals and mining industry. As the world’s largest silver and gold streaming company, it specializes in purchasing portions of silver and/or gold production from globally situated, high-quality mines. The company’s business model emphasizes upfront payments followed by additional payments upon delivery, focusing on mines in politically stable regions.

Good news, Wheaton Precious Metals has embraced SBTi commitments

Wheaton Precious Metals has established targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Wheaton Precious Metals could potentially reduce their emissions by 30% by setting clear and achievable targets for reducing consumption across all purchased energy types, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling.

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Our methodology

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