Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Avista doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 3

Avista has a DitchCarbon Score of 3 out of 100, indicating a high carbon intensity in its operations. This low score suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are minimal and that it has significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect better performance in managing and lowering its carbon footprint.

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

Avista is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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

Avista operates in the United States, a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 27.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Avista, headquartered in Spokane, operates in the energy generation and distribution industry and was founded as Avista Utilities. Since its inception, the company has been dedicated to providing electricity and natural gas to hundreds of thousands of customers across a vast service territory in the Pacific Northwest. Avista is recognized for its commitment to serving over 1.5 million people within eastern Washington, northern Idaho, and parts of southern and eastern Oregon.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Avista

Avista should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and prioritize areas for reduction.

Bad news, Avista hasn't committed to SBTi climate goals yet

Avista 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 climate action efforts.
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