Grafton Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Grafton Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Grafton Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are needed to increase their score.

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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Grafton Group is part of the construction industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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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Grafton Group operates in Ireland, a region with 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.
10.82%

...this company is doing 10.82% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1909 and headquartered in Dublin, Grafton Group plc is a prominent player in the construction industry, specializing in the distribution of building materials. With a strong presence in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Belgium, the company serves trade customers engaged in various construction projects, from residential repairs to house building. As a publicly quoted company since 1965, Grafton Group operates over 630 branches, employs around 12,000 people, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange as part of the FTSE 250 Index.

Bad news, Grafton Group hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Grafton Group has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Grafton Group could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational sustainability.
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