British Land

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is British Land doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 81

British Land has a DitchCarbon Score of 81, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This high score reflects a lower carbon intensity in their operations and initiatives. The company is performing well in reducing emissions and improving its environmental impact.

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

British Land is part of the real estate 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

Very low




Very high

British Land operates in the United Kingdom, 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 through location-based advantages.

...this company is doing 26.81% better in emissions than the industry average.

British Land, founded in 1856, is a prominent player in the real estate sector, headquartered in London. As one of Europe’s largest publicly listed real estate companies, it specializes in owning, managing, developing, and financing a diverse portfolio of UK retail spaces and London office properties. The company is renowned for its commitment to creating ‘Places People Prefer’, with a portfolio valued at approximately £19 billion and serving over 1,200 organizations.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for British Land

British Land should foster the adoption of renewable energy among their tenants to reduce emissions from downstream leased assets, which could potentially lower their emissions by 20%.

Good news, British Land has set solid SBTi commitments

British Land has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the Science Based Targets initiative to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves implementing strategies to lower emissions across scopes 1 and 2 of their operations.

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