High Speed 1

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is High Speed 1 doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 72

High Speed 1 has a DitchCarbon Score of 72, indicating a relatively strong commitment to sustainability. This score suggests that the company has made significant efforts to reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score reflects better performance in lowering emissions and advancing towards environmental goals.

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

High Speed 1 is a company in the transport services 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

High Speed 1 operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid for its operations.

...this company is doing 45.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

High Speed 1 (HS1) Ltd, founded in the transport services industry, operates the high-speed railway connecting St Pancras International in London to the Channel Tunnel. Established to manage and maintain this critical infrastructure, HS1 Ltd offers services for both passenger and freight traffic, enhancing connectivity between London, Kent, Paris, and Brussels. In addition to railway operations, the company also has commercial interests in retail, car parking, and advertising at its stations.

Good news, High Speed 1 has set SBTi climate action goals

High Speed 1 has established targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

High Speed 1 should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their total location-based scope 2 emissions by 25%.

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Our methodology

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