The Bank of New York Mellon

"The Bank of New York Mellon has set a net zero target of achieving carbon neutrality. Net Zero Tracker
This target, reached in 2020, covers carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, including scope 1, scope 2, and partially scope 3 emissions. Net Zero Tracker
The company has an interim target of reducing emissions by 20% relative to 2018 emissions by 2025. Net Zero Tracker
An interesting fact about their environmental policy is that they have been carbon neutral for their global direct Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 business travel emissions since 2015. Net Zero Tracker
In addition, you …"

Current Score (vs. LY)

50.0 pts (0.0)

Last Update: Nov. 13, 2023

Current Rankings

Global: #68

S&P100: #48

Financials: #6

Transparency

Quality of climate reporting based on public disclosures, completeness and verification of GHG emissions

Commitments

Level of ambition through gross absolute emissions reduction and 'net zero' targets

Results

Results and actions to deliver on commitments for real

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Last 3 Years Emissions Data Summary

Y2021 Y2020 Y2019
Scope 1 6,214 5,919 8,102
Scope 2 - location-based 89,671 107,972 130,205
Scope 2 - market-based NA 2,440 0
Scope 1-2 - location-based 95,885 113,891 138,307
Scope 1-2 - market-based NA 8,359 NA
Scope 3 1,219 359,575 14,605
Total - location-based 97,104 473,466 152,912
Total - market-based NA 359,212 NA

Note: Data sources detailed here

Y2022 Y2021 Y2020
Total CO2e estimate (by Net0Tracker) 428,586 344,676 555,170
Methodology Pre-calculated sector intensity (revenue) Pre-calculated sector intensity (revenue) Pre-calculated sector intensity (revenue)

Carbon emissions are estimated according to comparable years, intensity and sector benchmarks

Performance vs. Target

Note: Targets without baseline are ignored. In case several targets exist, only the shorter-term target is displayed.


Value Chain (scope 3) Emissions by Category

Emissions Trajectory (Full Scopes)



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Sector Benchmark

Note: Latest GHG and revenue data (based on tradingview.com) are used to calculate GHG emissions intensity by sector. The color scale of each bubble depends on the GHG intensity (GHG emissions per 1 million USD revenue). Sectors follow the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) that organize companies based on their primary business activities. The 11 sectors are : Information Technology, Health Care, Financials, Consumer Discretionary, Communication Services, Industrials, Consumer Staples, Energy, Utilities, Real Estate, and Materials.

The Bank of New York Mellon belongs to the sector Financials.

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Reduction and Net Zero Targets

>Note: intensity targets are not represented in the current version - see Methodology

Gross Absolute Emission Reductions

Scope Reduction Objectives Base Year Target Year Comments
S1S2LOC 20.0 2018 2025


Net Absolute Emission Reductions

There is no absolute emission reduction recorded in our database. Email us to report missing information Email



Net Zero Future Commitments

There is no net zero target recorded in our database. Email us to report missing information Email



Net Zero Policy

The company has a net zero policy : every year, carbon emissions will be balanced with carbon offsets, on scope emissions.



Science-based Targets (SBTI)

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Offsets

Last update for Bank of New York Mellon by zerotracker.net: Aug. 2, 2022
Planning to use external offset credits Yes
Separate targets for emission reductions and removals No
Conditions on use of offset credits
  • No conditions specified
Plans for carbon dioxide removal (CDR) Not Specified

Data source from zerotracker.net - For more information, see methodology

Score Summary

Ref Principle Score
(points)
Max
(points)
Delta
(points)
1 At least 2 years of GHG emissions for scope 1 and 2 are publicly-available and externally-verified 10.0 10.0 0.0
2 Scope 3 emissions are fully reported and externally-verified 5.0 10.0 0.0
3 CDP score demonstrates the level of transparent disclosures 9.0 10.0 0.0
Transparency 24.0 30.0 0.0
4 Net Zero Commitments by 2050 include an intermediate target and cover all the emissions 6.0 10.0 0.0
5 Net Zero targets demonstrate a high-level of emergency 5.0 10.0 0.0
6 Emission reduction targets on a forward-looking basis are ambitious 0.0 10.0 0.0
7 Targets are science-based as validated by SBTi 0.0 10.0 0.0
Commitments 11.0 40.0 0.0
8 Results re. operational emissions reduction: on-pace (performance-to-date) and momentum (forward-looking targets) 5.0 10.0 0.0
9 Results re. value chain emissions reduction: on-pace (performance-to-date) and momentum (forward-looking targets) 0.0 10.0 0.0
10 Implied Temperature Rating by MSCi 10.0 10.0 0.0
Results 15.0 30.0 0.0
Total 50.0 100.0 0.0


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Score Details

Criteria Results 2023 Score 2022 Score Vs. 2022 2021 Score
Criteria 1 : Transparency on operational emissions (Scope 1 + 2)
Are S1+S2 figures publicly-disclosed for the last reporting year and the preceding period? yes 5.0 / 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0
Are S1+S2 figures verified by a 3rd-party for the last reporting year? yes 5.0/ 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0
Criteria 2 : Transparency on value chain emissions (Scope 3)
Are the 15 categories fully or partly disclosed? partly 2.5 / 5.0 2.5 0.0 2.5
Are S3 figures fully or partly verified by a 3rd-party for the last reporting year? partly 2.5 / 5.0 2.5 0.0 2.5
Criteria 3 : Quality and Frequency of reporting
What is the latest CDP score (no later than the preceding year)? A- 9.0 / 10.0 9.0 0.0 10.0
How many interim reporting were provided between 2 reporting periods (GHG emissions only)?
Criteria 4 : Net Zero Commitments
Does the net 0 target include a statement of a generally-accepted net zero emission target by 2050? yes 3.0 / 3.0 3.0 0.0 3.0
Does the net zero target include an intermediate target by 2030? 2025 3.0 / 3.0 3.0 0.0 3.0
Does the net zero target include all the emissions? NC 0.0 / 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Criteria 5 : Target year for Net Zero Commitments
Target year for achieving net zero emissions for S1+S2? Net Zero Policy 5.0 / 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0
Target year for achieving net zero emissions for S1+S2+S3 combined? NC 0.0 / 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Criteria 6 : Reduction objectives
What is the forward-looking GHG% reduction (without compensation) for scope 1+2? -6.3
0.0 / 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
What is the forward-looking GHG% reduction (without compensation) for scope 1+2+3?
No target found
0.0 / 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Criteria 7 : Science-Based Targets
What type of science-based target (as validated by SBTi) did the company commit to? NC 0.0 / 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Criteria 8 : Results based on scope 1 - 2
Performance to date: cumulative% reduction vs. target Objective (in %): 8.6
Actual (in %): 36.1
5.0 / 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0
Momentum: last year % reduction vs. forward-looking target Objective (in %):
Actual (in %):
Forward-looking reduction could not be calculated
0.0 / 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Criteria 9 : Results based on scope 1 - 2 - 3
Performance to date: cumulative% reduction vs. target Objective (in %):
Actual (in %):
No target found
0.0 / 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Momentum: last year % reduction vs. forward-looking target Objective (in %):
Actual (in %):
No target found
0.0 / 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Criteria 10 : Implied Temperature Rise (ITR)
Is the company aligned with global climate targets? ITR: 1.4°C 10.0 / 10.0 10.0 0.0 7.5
Total 50.0 / 100.0 50.0 0.0 48.5


Available Data Sources

Reporting Year 2021 2020 2020 2019 2019 2018
Source Public CDP Public Public CDP Public
Publication Year 2022 2021 2021 2021 2020 2021
Scope 1 6,214 5,919 5,919 8,102 8,102 8,005
Scope 2 - location-based 89,671 107,972 107,972 130,205 130,205 142,152
Scope 2 - market-based NA 2,440 2,440 0 3,397 0
Scope 1-2 - location-based 95,885 113,891 113,891 138,307 138,307 150,157
Scope 1-2 - market-based NA 8,359 8,359 NA 11,499 NA
Scope 3 1,219 359,575 2,259 14,605 434,959 17,194
Total - location-based 97,104 473,466 116,150 152,912 573,266 167,351
Total - market-based NA 359,212 10,618 NA 433,471 NA

Sources

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