CalSTRS

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is CalSTRS doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

CalSTRS has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable organizations. CalSTRS may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

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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CalSTRS is part of the services industry, 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

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CalSTRS operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
10.85%

...this company is doing 10.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1913, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, based in West Sacramento, is the largest educator-only pension fund globally. Operating within the financial services industry, CalSTRS offers a hybrid retirement system that includes defined benefit, cash balance, and voluntary defined contribution plans. Additionally, the company provides disability and survivor benefits to over 933,000 public school educators and their families across California.

Bad news, CalSTRS has yet to commit to SBTi goals

CalSTRS 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.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

CalSTRS should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions throughout their operations.
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Our methodology

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