The Co-operative Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Co-operative Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

The Co-operative Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the bank’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity, suggesting a commitment to reducing emissions. A higher score would denote even greater success in minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability practices.

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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The Co-operative Bank operates within 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

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The Co-operative Bank is situated in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the bank’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its operations.
10.17%

...this company is doing 10.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

The Co-operative Bank, part of the Co-operative Banking Group Limited, is a prominent player in the finance sector, established in 1970. Based in Manchester, United Kingdom, the bank specializes in providing a wide range of financial services, including retail and commercial banking. Its commitment to ethical banking practices sets it apart in the industry.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for The Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank could reduce its emissions by transitioning to renewable electricity via renewable energy certificates or direct power purchase agreements, alongside implementing energy efficiency measures for electrical equipment and lighting.

Bad news, The Co-operative Bank hasn't committed to SBTi yet

The Co-operative Bank has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the bank is yet to define and announce clear, science-based targets for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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