EDF

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is EDF doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 55

EDF has a DitchCarbon Score of 55, 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 emissions are produced relative to their energy output. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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

EDF is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking. 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

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Very high

EDF, located in France, 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.
13.71%

...this company is doing 13.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Paris, EDF is a leading company in the European energy market, specializing in the industrial manufacturing sector. As a major electricity producer in Europe, EDF operates primarily with nuclear and hydroelectric power plants, achieving 87% carbon-free electricity production. The company offers a comprehensive range of services, including production, transport, distribution, trading, and energy sales, serving around 28 million customers in France with a strong commitment to sustainable economic development and climate protection.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for EDF

EDF should enhance their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, EDF has set science-based targets for sustainability

EDF has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal to limit global warming to well below 2°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their own activities as well as indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.
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