G4S

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is G4S doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

G4S has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. To enhance their sustainability efforts, G4S should focus on lowering their carbon intensity to increase their DitchCarbon 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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G4S is a company operating in the security sector, which has a 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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G4S operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
4.31%

...this company is doing 4.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1901 and headquartered in London, G4S is a premier global security company operating in over 90 countries. As a leader in the security industry, G4S offers a wide range of services aimed at ensuring safety and enhancing the quality of life for people around the world. With more than 585,000 employees, it stands as the largest employer listed on the London Stock Exchange and also maintains a secondary listing in Copenhagen.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for G4S

G4S should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, G4S has made solid SBTi commitments

G4S 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 a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.
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