Avis Budget Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Avis Budget Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Avis Budget Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations relative to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce emissions and improve 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

Avis Budget Group operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Avis Budget Group operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 16.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Avis Budget Group, headquartered in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, was founded in 2008 and operates in the industrial manufacturing sector. As a prominent global provider of mobility solutions, the company offers services through its Avis and Budget car rental brands across more than 11,000 locations worldwide. Additionally, Avis Budget Group owns Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, serving over one million members.

Bad news, Avis Budget Group hasn't committed to SBTi yet

Avis Budget 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 clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Avis Budget Group should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially lower their emissions by 0.3%.
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Our methodology

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