Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ACEA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 49

ACEA has a DitchCarbon Score of 49 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

ACEA is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Very low




Very high

The company, located in Italy, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall impact on climate change.

...this company is doing 18.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1909, ACEA is a leading integrated multi-utility company based in Rome, Italy, specializing in the energy generation and distribution industry. The company operates extensively in the water sector, serving around 9 million customers across Lazio, Tuscany, Umbria, and Campania, and is a significant player in the Italian energy market. In addition to water and energy services, ACEA is also a primary operator in waste processing within Italy.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for ACEA

ACEA should focus on extending the lifespan of their products and establish initiatives for reclaiming and repurposing or recycling their used products, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15% in scope 3 emissions related to the use of sold products.

Good news, ACEA has committed to science-based climate targets

ACEA has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting and pursuing targets that are in line with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming, as per the latest climate science.

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