Balfour Beatty

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Balfour Beatty doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

Balfour Beatty 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 signify 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

Very low




Very high

Balfour Beatty is a company in the construction industry, 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




Very high

Balfour Beatty operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very 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 20.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Balfour Beatty, founded in 1909 and headquartered in London, is a prominent player in the global construction industry. The company specializes in financing, designing, and building essential structures that contribute to societal and economic growth. With a rich history spanning over a century, Balfour Beatty operates across the UK and USA, and has a presence in Canada and South East Asia, offering a diverse array of services in various sectors.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty should consider exploring fuel switching options in their transportation and operations to potentially reduce their Scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Good news, Balfour Beatty has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Balfour Beatty has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting targets grounded in scientific evidence to limit global warming and transition towards a low-carbon business model.

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