Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Downing doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Downing has a DitchCarbon Score of 51, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing 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




Very high

Downing operates in 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

Downing, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 0.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Downing is a finance sector company based in London, founded in 1986. The firm specializes in designing and managing investment products aimed at enhancing financial wellbeing for over 35,000 investors. Downing has successfully raised and invested over £1.7 billion in various sectors, including renewable energy and healthcare, demonstrating a commitment to impactful business support.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Downing

The company should foster the adoption of circular economy practices to diminish emissions associated with their purchased goods and services, potentially reducing their emissions by 25%.

Bad news, Downing hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Downing has not established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) yet. This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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