Genel Energy

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Genel Energy doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

Genel Energy has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental 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

Very low




Very high

Genel Energy operates within the energy generation and distribution industry, 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

Very low




Very high

Genel Energy 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.

...this company is doing 10.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2002, Genel Energy is a prominent player in the energy generation and distribution industry, with its headquarters in London. As the largest independent oil producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the company specializes in oil and gas exploration and production. Genel Energy is also expanding its exploration portfolio in the Middle East and Africa through strategic acquisitions.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Genel Energy

Genel Energy should consider fuel switching in transportation and operations to uncover potential emission reduction opportunities, which could lead to a 15% decrease in their Scope 1 emissions.

Good news, Genel Energy has embraced SBTi commitments

Genel Energy 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 strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

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