Durham County Council

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Durham County Council doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

Durham County Council has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in the council’s operations and activities. To improve, the council needs to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability profile.

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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Very high

Durham County Council operates within the services 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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Very high

Durham County Council, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from a very low carbon intensity rating in its region. This advantageous position supports the council’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
13.85%

...this company is doing 13.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Durham County Council, located in County Durham, operates within the services sector and was established to serve as the local government for the area. Founded with the purpose of providing public services and representing the interests of its residents, the council is comprised of elected councillors who oversee various community affairs. With powers and responsibilities set by Parliament, the council ensures that local decisions and budget allocations reflect the needs of its constituents.

Bad news, Durham County Council hasn't set SBTi commitments yet

Durham County Council has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the council 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,

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The International Aerospace Environmental Group should consider setting clear, science-based targets for reducing emissions from purchased electricity to potentially lower their emissions by 20%.
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