Bank of Ireland

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Bank of Ireland doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 76

Bank of Ireland has a DitchCarbon Score of 76, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the bank has implemented effective strategies to reduce its carbon intensity. A score closer to 100 reflects a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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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Bank of Ireland operates in the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

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Very high

The Bank of Ireland operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations in Ireland.
25.17%

...this company is doing 25.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Bank of Ireland, founded in the heart of Dublin, operates within the finance sector and has been a cornerstone of the Irish banking industry for many years. As a leading Irish bank, it provides an extensive array of financial services, including savings, loans, mortgages, and deposit accounts. Regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, the institution is committed to keeping its clients informed and supported through its various platforms.

Good news, Bank of Ireland has set SBTi commitments

Bank of Ireland has established targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and indirect energy usage. These targets align with the scientific consensus necessary to limit global warming to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Bank of Ireland should establish reduction targets tailored to each location for all types of purchased energy, while improving their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and uncover additional reduction opportunities, potentially decreasing their emissions by 25%.
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