AvalonBay Communities

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is AvalonBay Communities doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

AvalonBay Communities has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, 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 signify even greater success in lowering emissions and enhancing sustainability practices.

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

AvalonBay Communities 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

AvalonBay Communities operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 7.81% better in emissions than the industry average.

AvalonBay Communities, based in Irvine, is a prominent player in the US real estate sector. Founded in 1978, the company specializes in developing, redeveloping, acquiring, and managing high-quality apartment communities. AvalonBay offers a range of services including property management, construction, and investment management.

Good news, AvalonBay Communities has embraced SBTi commitments

AvalonBay Communities has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments aimed at significantly reducing their operational greenhouse gas emissions. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

AvalonBay Communities should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing consumption across all procured energy forms, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, to leverage a potential 0.3% decrease in emissions.

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Our methodology

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