DC Water

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is DC Water doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 29

DC Water has a DitchCarbon Score of 29 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for DC Water to increase its score.

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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DC Water is a company operating in the water sector, which has a medium 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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DC Water operates in the United States, where the carbon intensity is rated as low, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for energy production. This favorable rating suggests that DC Water’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s cleaner energy practices.
14.69%

...this company is doing 14.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

DC Water, based in Washington, D.C., operates within the utilities sector and has established itself as an industry leader. Founded with a mission to address environmental challenges, the company offers innovative solutions in water and wastewater management. With a team of dedicated thinkers and leaders, DC Water is committed to excellence in serving the nation’s capital.

Bad news, DC Water hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

DC Water 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...

DC Water could potentially reduce its emissions by 20% by investing in energy-efficient appliances and equipment to lower its scope 2 emissions from purchased electricity.
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