Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Bechtel doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Bechtel has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that Bechtel’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current sustainability efforts are not among the leaders in their industry, based on their DitchCarbon assessment.

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

Bechtel is a company in the services sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Bechtel, located in the US, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 10.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1898 and headquartered in San Francisco, Bechtel is a renowned leader in the engineering, construction, and project management industry. The company has a storied history of delivering over 25,000 significant projects in 160 countries, contributing to long-term progress and economic growth. Bechtel operates across four main sectors: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals, upholding a commitment to safety, quality, ethics, and integrity.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Bechtel

Bechtel could reduce its direct emissions by approximately 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment.

Good news, Bechtel has made solid SBTi commitments

Bechtel has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

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