Builders FirstSource

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Builders FirstSource doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Builders FirstSource has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 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 how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their 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

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Builders FirstSource operates in the retail sector, 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




Very high

Builders FirstSource operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively clean energy mix and lower carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 11.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Builders FirstSource, founded in 1997 and headquartered in Dallas, operates in the US retail sector, specializing in the distribution of lumber and building materials. After acquiring ProBuild Holdings in 2015, the company became one of the largest diversified suppliers in the industry, with around 450 locations across 40 states. They offer a wide range of products and services, including manufacturing of trusses and custom millwork, to professional builders, contractors, and homeowners.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Builders FirstSource

Builders FirstSource should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to cleaner and more efficient models to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Bad news, Builders FirstSource hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

Builders FirstSource has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global climate action efforts.
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