Ashtead Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ashtead Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 43

Ashtead Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 43 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts to lower carbon intensity and enhance overall sustainability.

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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Very high

Ashtead Group operates within the construction industry, which has a low 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

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Very high

Ashtead Group operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
2.82%

...this company is doing 2.82% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Ashtead Group is a prominent player in the construction industry, founded in 1947 and headquartered in London. The company specializes in the international rental of a comprehensive array of construction and industrial equipment, operating extensive networks across the US and the UK. Ashtead’s services cater to various client needs, ensuring accessibility to essential machinery for projects of all scales.

Bad news, Ashtead Group has yet to commit to SBTi.

Ashtead Group 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.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Ashtead Group should consider exploring fuel switching options in their transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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