Atkins

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Atkins doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

Atkins has a DitchCarbon Score of 66, 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

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Atkins, a company in the research and development sector, has a very 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

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Atkins, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating strong sustainability efforts. The company’s operations are thus likely to have a lower carbon footprint due to the UK’s commitment to reducing emissions.
14.64%

...this company is doing 14.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Epsom and Ewell, Atkins operates within the research and development sector of the engineering industry. As a globally recognized design, engineering, and project management consultancy, Atkins offers services that enrich lives through innovative solutions. Since its acquisition by SNC-Lavalin in 2017, the combined expertise has positioned the company as a leader in global engineering and project management with a vast workforce and international presence.

Good news, Atkins has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability

Atkins 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 emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Atkins should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote reductions in emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.
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