Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is GBG doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

GBG has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, 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 suggests that GBG is making significant efforts to reduce their carbon intensity and improve 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

Very low




Very high

GBG operates within the computer services industry, which has a very 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




Very high

A company located in Great Britain benefits from the region’s very low carbon intensity rating. This advantageous position suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a smaller carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 8.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

GBG, headquartered in Chester, UK, operates within the computer services industry and was founded in 1989. As a global specialist in identity data intelligence, the company offers services that enable organizations to make informed decisions about their customers and employees. GBG’s solutions are designed to combat fraud and cybercrime, enhance customer experience, and protect vulnerable groups, serving a wide range of clients including major banks and innovative tech companies.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for GBG

The company could reduce its emissions by transitioning to renewable electricity via purchasing renewable energy certificates or establishing direct power purchase agreements, complemented by implementing energy efficiency measures for electrical equipment and lighting.

Good news, GBG has committed to SBTi climate action goals

GBG has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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