The Carlyle Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Carlyle Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

The Carlyle Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability efforts.

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

The Carlyle Group is part of the finance sector, 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

Very low




Very high

The Carlyle Group 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.

...this company is doing 3.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Washington, The Carlyle Group is a prominent player in the finance sector, specializing in global alternative asset management. With assets under management worth $158 billion as of late 2016, the company operates across a diverse range of industries, offering investment services in corporate private equity, real assets, global market strategies, and investment solutions. The Carlyle Group boasts a vast global presence, employing over 1,600 individuals in 35 offices spread across six continents.

Bad news, The Carlyle Group hasn't committed to SBTi yet

The Carlyle Group 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 efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Carlyle Group should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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