Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BCV doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

BCV has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. BCV has room for improvement in reducing its carbon footprint to enhance its sustainability efforts.

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

BCV 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

Very low




Very high

The company is located in Switzerland, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix and lower greenhouse gas emissions. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through the local energy infrastructure.

...this company is doing 5.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1845 and headquartered in Lausanne, BCV, or Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, is a leading financial institution in the Swiss banking industry. As the top bank in the Vaud market, BCV serves every second individual and business in the region, operating with approximately 2000 employees and nearly 70 branches. Offering a wide array of services, BCV is committed to the economic development of the Vaud economy and supports around 650 local associations and events annually, emphasizing its role in the community and corporate responsibility.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for BCV

BCV should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

Bad news, BCV has yet to commit to SBTi goals.

The company BCV has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
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