Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Barclaycard doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 76

Barclaycard has a DitchCarbon Score of 76, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the company has made significant efforts to reduce its carbon intensity. A score closer to 100 would mean even lower carbon intensity and better 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

Very low




Very high

Barclaycard, a company in the finance sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Barclaycard 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 their location.

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

Barclaycard, founded in 1966 and headquartered in London, operates within the finance sector as a prominent global payment business. As part of Barclays Bank PLC, it offers flexible payment solutions, short-term credit, and point of sale finance to consumers, retailers, and businesses. The company is a leader in innovative payment technologies, including contactless and mobile payment systems, and collaborates with various organizations worldwide to provide diverse payment and credit options.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Barclaycard

Barclaycard could significantly reduce their emissions by adopting renewable energy for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially lower their emissions by 30%.

Bad news, Barclaycard has yet to commit to SBTi targets

Barclaycard 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.
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