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Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is abrdn doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Abrdn has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

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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Abrdn operates within the finance sector, which has a very 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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Aberdeen is situated in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
10.17%

...this company is doing 10.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Abrdn, headquartered in the United Kingdom, operates within the finance sector and has established itself as a global investment company since its founding. As an asset manager, abrdn is dedicated to providing a range of services aimed at assisting clients in reaching their financial objectives. The company offers expertise in various investment strategies and financial planning to cater to the diverse needs of its customer base.

Bad news, abrdn has yet to commit to SBTi targets

Abrdn has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Abrdn should set clear and achievable reduction targets for all purchased energy types, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, to effectively manage and reduce their Scope 2 emissions.
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