Costain Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Costain Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

Costain Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 66, 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 suggest 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

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Very high

Costain Group operates within 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

Low

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Very high

Costain Group 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.
20.18%

...this company is doing 20.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Costain Group, founded in 1865 and headquartered in Maidenhead, operates within the construction industry in the United Kingdom. As a leading smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain offers integrated consultancy, technology, asset optimization, and complex delivery services to enhance the UK’s energy, water, and transportation infrastructures. Employing approximately 4,100 people, the company is recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 ‘Most Admired’ companies, committed to improving lives through technology-based engineering solutions.

Good news, Costain Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Costain Group has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Costain Group should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.
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