Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Grainger doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

Grainger has a DitchCarbon Score of 50 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value of their output. A score of 50 suggests that Grainger has room for improvement in reducing its carbon intensity and enhancing its environmental performance.

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

Grainger is part of the real estate 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

Very low




Very high

Grainger operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Grainger’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 4.19% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1912 and headquartered in London, Grainger plc operates within the real estate sector as the UK’s largest listed residential landlord. As a prominent player in the UK Private Rented Sector, the company specializes in investing in and managing long-term, purpose-built rental homes across the nation. With a substantial portfolio and a commitment to sustainability and excellence, Grainger has earned numerous industry accolades for its contributions to the residential sector.

Good news, Grainger has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability

Grainger 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 across its operations and value chain.

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