Aston University

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Aston University doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Aston University has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the university’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better environmental practices.

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Industry emissions intensity

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Aston University is part of the education sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

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Aston University is situated in the United Kingdom, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental performance suggests that the university’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall low carbon footprint.
1.69%

...this company is doing 1.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Aston University is a prestigious institution located in the heart of Birmingham, with a history dating back to 1895 and achieving university status in 1966. Renowned for its research-led approach, the university excels in delivering world-class education and maintaining robust connections with industry, government, and commerce. Under the leadership of Professor Dame Julia King since 2006, Aston continues to uphold its tradition of academic excellence and innovation.

Bad news, Aston University hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Aston University has not established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Without these commitments, the university has yet to define clear, science-based goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Aston University should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in their Scope 3 emissions.
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