Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is A.G.Barr doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

A.G.Barr has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, 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 suggest 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

Very low




Very high

A.G.Barr is a company in the beverages industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. 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

A.G.Barr, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from the region’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 28.51% better in emissions than the industry average.

A.G. Barr, located in Cumbernauld, is a renowned player in the beverages industry, with its origins dating back to 1875. The company offers a diverse range of soft drinks, including the iconic IRN-BRU, Tizer, and a variety of other popular brands such as Rubicon and Strathmore Spring Water. In addition to its own products, A.G. Barr also partners with international brands like Schweppes and Rockstar Inc., manufacturing and distributing beverages across the UK and Ireland.

Good news, A.G.Barr has set science-based climate targets

A.G.Barr has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. These targets align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, reflecting the company’s dedication to contributing to climate action efforts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

A.G.Barr should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.

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Our methodology

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