Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BAT doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

BAT has a DitchCarbon Score of 50 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing 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

BAT operates in the tobacco industry, 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

Very low




Very high

The company BAT, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from a very low carbon intensity in its region. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 6.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

British American Tobacco, founded in 1902 and headquartered in London, is a prominent player in the global tobacco industry. The company offers a diverse range of tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigarillos, roll-your-own, and pipe tobacco, and operates 46 factories across 41 countries. With a workforce exceeding 57,000, British American Tobacco maintains a strong presence in over 200 markets and is dedicated to innovation and responsible marketing within its sector.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for BAT

BAT should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.

Good news, BAT has set science-based climate targets

BAT has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

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