General Dynamics

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is General Dynamics doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

General Dynamics has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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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General Dynamics is a company in the services 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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General Dynamics operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
10.85%

...this company is doing 10.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

General Dynamics, founded in 1952, is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and operates in the aerospace and defense industry. The company offers a wide range of products and services, including business aviation, combat vehicles, weapons systems, munitions, C4ISR, IT solutions, and shipbuilding. As a global entity, General Dynamics is known for its extensive portfolio catering to both government and commercial clients.

Good news, General Dynamics has embraced SBTi commitments

General Dynamics 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 significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

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