Burges Salmon

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Burges Salmon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

Burges Salmon has a DitchCarbon Score of 50 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 the value they generate. 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

Very low




Very high

Burges Salmon is part of the services industry, 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

Very low




Very high

Burges Salmon 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 through location-based advantages.

...this company is doing 6.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Burges Salmon is a distinguished independent UK law firm founded in Bristol, with additional offices in London. Established to provide a blend of expert legal advice and exceptional service, the firm caters to a diverse clientele, including large organizations, entrepreneurial businesses, and private individuals. Offering comprehensive legal solutions across various sectors and jurisdictions, Burges Salmon leverages its international network to meet the complex needs of clients globally.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Burges Salmon

Burges Salmon should consider fuel switching in their transportation and operations to capitalize on the potential to reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, Burges Salmon has set solid SBTi commitments

Burges Salmon has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. Their commitments align with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong dedication to environmental sustainability.

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