Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ascential doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

Ascential has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score suggests that Ascential’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to lower its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability efforts.

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

Ascential is a company in the paper products 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

Ascential is located in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental performance suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a reduced carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 1.27% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ascential is a prominent business-to-business media company based in London, founded in 1887. Operating within the paper products industry, Ascential offers a diverse range of services including market-leading exhibitions, festivals, and precise informational services across more than 150 countries. They specialize in connecting professionals through events like the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, providing trend forecasting through WGSN, and delivering digital business information with Plexus and One Click Retail.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Ascential

Ascential should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

Bad news, Ascential hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Ascential has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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