Big Yellow

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Big Yellow doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 63

Big Yellow has a DitchCarbon Score of 63, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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

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Big Yellow operates within the services 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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Big Yellow 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 operations.
19.15%

...this company is doing 19.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Surrey Heath, Big Yellow Self Storage operates within the services sector, specializing in self storage solutions. As a leading brand, particularly in London and the South of England, the company offers state-of-the-art technology and exceptional customer service across its network of 70 stores. With a focus on convenient main road locations, Big Yellow is expanding its presence to serve a broader UK market.

Good news, Big Yellow has set ambitious SBTi commitments

Big Yellow has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Big Yellow should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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