GBL

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is GBL doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

GBL has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. To enhance its score, GBL should focus on reducing its carbon intensity through more effective sustainability practices and emissions reduction strategies.

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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GBL is a company in the finance sector, 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

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A company located in Belgium benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating a greener energy grid. This advantageous position supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through local energy consumption.
5.83%

...this company is doing 5.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

GBL, founded in 1902 and headquartered in the City of Brussels, operates within the finance sector as a prominent holding company. It is recognized as the second largest listed holding company in Europe, boasting adjusted net assets of EUR 18.5 billion and a market capitalization of EUR 14.3 billion as of September 2017. The company specializes in long-term value creation, managing a portfolio of leading global industrial and services companies with an active role as a professional shareholder.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for GBL

The company should foster the adoption of remote collaboration technologies to minimize emissions associated with business travel.

Bad news, GBL has not committed to SBTi targets yet

The company GBL has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative by aligning its carbon reduction strategies with climate science. This means GBL is working to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions across its operations and value chain to limit global warming.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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