Business Stream

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Business Stream doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Business Stream has a DitchCarbon Score of 59, 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 they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and greater efforts towards 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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Business Stream is a company 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

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The company, Business Stream, operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for its operations.
11.62%

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

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in the City of Edinburgh, Business Stream operates within the retail sector, specifically in the competitive non-domestic water and wastewater market in Scotland. As a leading supplier, the company has saved its customers over £133 million by offering reliable services and proactive efficiency solutions. Business Stream is also at the forefront of the deregulation of the English non-household water market, emphasizing their commitment to customer support and environmental savings.

Bad news, Business Stream hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Business Stream has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, demonstrating the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and environmental responsibility.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should improve its surveillance and management of elusive emissions by creating and executing a strategy to mitigate identified sources, potentially reducing its emissions by 35%.
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