Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BKW doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 7

BKW has a DitchCarbon Score of 7 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. BKW may need to implement significant changes to improve its sustainability and reduce 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

BKW is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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 BKW is located in Switzerland, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports BKW’s sustainability efforts by indicating a cleaner energy supply and lower carbon footprint in its operations.

...this company is doing 23.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1898, the BKW Group is a leading company in the energy generation and distribution industry, headquartered in Bern. With a workforce of over 6,000 employees, BKW specializes in planning, building, and operating infrastructure for energy production and supply. The company’s diverse services range from engineering consultancy to maintenance of energy and telecommunications networks, catering to businesses, households, and the public sector.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for BKW

BKW 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%.

Bad news, BKW has not set SBTi commitments yet

BKW has committed to aligning its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This means the company is taking steps to limit global warming by setting ambitious targets for reducing its carbon footprint in line with current climate science.
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