Anchor Trust

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Anchor Trust doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Anchor Trust has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with sustainability goals.

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

Anchor Trust is part of the real estate sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Anchor Trust operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 9.19% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded over 45 years ago, Anchor Trust operates within the real estate sector as England’s largest not-for-profit provider dedicated to serving older individuals. Based in London, the company offers a range of services including vibrant retirement properties and specialist care homes, catering to the needs of 40,000 customers across more than 1,000 locations. Anchor Trust is renowned for its commitment to delivering person-centred housing, care, and support with a strong social purpose.

Good news, Anchor Trust has embraced SBTi commitments

Anchor Trust has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Anchor Trust should set clear and achievable emissions reduction targets for stationary combustion sources to potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

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Our methodology

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