Zain

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Zain doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Zain has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. There is significant room for Zain to improve its practices to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its 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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Zain 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

Zain operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating, indicating a moderate environmental impact from energy use. The company’s sustainability efforts in reducing its carbon footprint are influenced by the prevailing energy practices in the region.
7.81%

...this company is doing 7.81% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Kuwait City, Zain is a prominent player in the telecommunications sector. The company offers mobile voice and data services to over 45 million customers in the Middle East and Africa, with operations in several countries including Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, and Sudan. Zain is publicly traded on the Kuwait Stock Exchange and has a strategic stake in Morocco’s INWI, expanding its influence within the industry.

Good news, Zain has made solid SBTi commitments

Zain 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 means the company is aligning its operations and strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

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