Norfolk Southern Corporation

Transportation Services
NSC
$ 231 (2.7)%
Share price
$ 55 bn
Market Cap
$ 74 bn
Enterprise Value

Carbon footprint

54 Ton
GHG emissions per $ 1 mln investment
1.9x the weighted average for S&P 500
FY2020
How is this calculated?
-20%
YOY change in GHG emissions
Stronger than the -8.7% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2020 vs. previous year

Primary Climate Goal

This company has not set a company-wide target for an absolute reduction in GHG emissions yet

but has a science based goal that does not target absolute reductions but is still aligned with Paris Agreement according to SBTi

GHG emissions and Carbon intensity

Norfolk Southern Corporation's GHG emissions (location-based) (Kt of CO2e)
Norfolk Southern Corporation's Carbon intensity (Tons per 1 USDm)

Norfolk Southern Corporation's carbon footprint

Norfolk Southern Corporation reported Total CO2e Emissions - Location-Based Scope 1 + Scope 2 for the twelve months ending 31 December 2020 at 3,980 Kt (-1,006 /-20.2% y-o-y). Also positively, carbon intensity tumbled to 407 t (-35 /-7.9% y-o-y).

Norfolk Southern Corporation's Scope 3 emissions skyrocketed to 164 Kt (+154/+1568% y-o-y). The growth accelerated compared to the long-term upward trend (CAGR of +135% since 4Q'17).

The company has not set a company-wide target for an absolute reduction in GHG emissions yet.

Norfolk Southern Corporation also has a science-based goal that, however, does not appear to explicitly target a company-wide reduction in emissions in absolute terms. Norfolk Southern commits to reduce scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 42% per million gross ton-miles (MGTM) by 2034 from a 2019 base year.* * The target boundary includes biogenic emissions and removals from bioenergy feedstocks.

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