Buro Happold

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Buro Happold doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 60

Buro Happold has a DitchCarbon Score of 60, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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

Buro Happold is a company in the construction industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Buro Happold 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 the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 14.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Buro Happold, founded in 1976 and headquartered in Bath, operates within the construction industry as a global engineering consultancy. The company specializes in delivering sustainable and innovative solutions for buildings, neighborhoods, and cities, with a portfolio that includes iconic projects like the Millennium Dome and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Buro Happold is committed to fostering a diverse workforce of specialists who are dedicated to shaping the future of the built environment.

Good news, Buro Happold has embraced SBTi commitments

Buro Happold has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit warming to 1.5°C, reflecting the company’s dedication to environmental sustainability and climate action.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Buro Happold should foster collaboration with their suppliers to evaluate and diminish their emissions, which could potentially reduce their overall emissions by 25%.

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Our methodology

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