Glasgow Caledonian University

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Glasgow Caledonian University doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

Glasgow Caledonian University has a DitchCarbon Score of 58 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the university’s carbon intensity, which measures the greenhouse gas emissions relative to its activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing its environmental impact.

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Industry emissions intensity

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Glasgow Caledonian University is part of the education sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. 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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Glasgow Caledonian University is situated in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the university’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.
11.31%

...this company is doing 11.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Glasgow Caledonian University, founded in 1993 and located in Glasgow, operates within the education sector. Catering to a diverse student body from over 100 countries, the university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 40 postgraduate programs, alongside significant research opportunities leading to PhDs. Renowned for high-quality research and consultancy services, the university collaborates with global entities like Microsoft and CISCO Systems, enhancing its academic and professional offerings.

Bad news, Glasgow Caledonian University hasn't set SBTi commitments yet.

Glasgow Caledonian University has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the university is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Glasgow Caledonian University should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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