BKS Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BKS Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 73

BKS Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 73, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the bank has implemented effective measures to reduce its carbon intensity. A score closer to 100 would reflect even greater success in minimizing emissions and enhancing 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

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BKS Bank operates in the finance 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

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BKS Bank is situated in Austria, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the bank’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its operations.
22.17%

...this company is doing 22.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1922 and headquartered in Klagenfurt, BKS Bank is a prominent player in the finance sector with a rich history spanning over a century. The bank operates internationally with branches in Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Slovakia, and Italy, employing around 1,200 staff members. BKS Bank offers a diverse range of financial services, including banking and leasing, and is known for its commitment to work-life balance and employee development.

Good news, BKS Bank has embraced SBTi commitments

BKS Bank has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the bank will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to align with the Paris Agreement goals.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

BKS Bank 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%.
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