Breedon Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Breedon Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Breedon Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to its activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing 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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Very high

Breedon Group operates in the construction industry, which has a 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

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Very high

Breedon Group operates in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
5.18%

...this company is doing 5.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Breedon Group plc, founded in 2013 and headquartered in North West Leicestershire, operates within the construction industry as the UK’s largest independent construction materials group. Following the significant acquisition of Hope Construction Materials in 2016, the company expanded its reach across the UK, boasting the largest cement plant, numerous quarries, asphalt plants, and concrete facilities. Breedon Group offers a comprehensive range of building materials and focuses on growth through consolidation within the UK’s heavyside building materials sector.

Good news, Breedon Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Breedon Group 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 company will develop and implement strategies to significantly lower its carbon footprint to meet the criteria established by the SBTi.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Breedon Group should intensify their Scope 1 emissions surveillance and reporting to uncover potential reduction strategies, potentially leading to a 15% decrease in emissions.
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