BAE Systems

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BAE Systems doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 71

BAE Systems has a DitchCarbon Score of 71, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company has made significant efforts to reduce its carbon intensity. A score of 71 out of 100 reflects a commitment to lowering emissions and improving environmental performance.

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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Very high

BAE Systems operates in the defense sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

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Very high

BAE Systems is situated in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable location supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.
27.31%

...this company is doing 27.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

BAE Systems is a leading global defence, aerospace, and security company founded in 1999 and headquartered in London. With approximately 88,200 employees, the company provides a diverse array of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, including advanced electronics, IT solutions, and support services. BAE Systems is committed to delivering cutting-edge defence and security solutions that support national economies, enhance defence capabilities, and protect commercial interests through strategic local partnerships.

Good news, BAE Systems has embraced SBTi commitments

BAE Systems has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves implementing strategies to cut emissions across all direct and indirect activities associated with their business.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

BAE Systems should undertake a comprehensive inventory of all Scope 2 emissions sources, establish precise reduction targets for each type of purchased energy, and improve their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and uncover additional reduction opportunities, which could potentially lower their emissions by 25%.
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