Forterra

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Forterra doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Forterra has a DitchCarbon Score of 56 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts towards minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability.

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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Forterra is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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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Forterra 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.
14.71%

...this company is doing 14.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Forterra, based in Northampton, UK, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector and was founded in 2016. As a prominent manufacturer, the company specializes in producing a wide array of clay and concrete building products, including the renowned London Brick. Serving the construction industry, Forterra employs over 1,800 people and manages 18 facilities, contributing significantly to various housing and government projects across the nation.

Good news, Forterra has made solid SBTi commitments

Forterra 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 and implement a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Forterra should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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