This discussion paper provides an overview of the new methodology developed by the TPI Centre to assess the carbon performance of coal mining companies.
To date, the TPI Centre has developed methodologies to assess the carbon performance of 11 high-carbon sectors, including electricity utilities, oil and gas, food, high-carbon industrial and transport sectors. The methodology proposed in this paper enables the assessment of the decarbonisation pathways of coal mining companies according to their specific characteristics, which vary in comparison to other sectors. It also provides an initial assessment of a small sample of companies as a proof of concept. The TPI Centre is publishing it now is to solicit feedback from interested parties, with the aim of improving the methodology further.
Authors: Simon Dietz and Nikolaus Hastreiter