Hiscox

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Hiscox doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Hiscox has a DitchCarbon Score of 56, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to the company’s size and activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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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Hiscox, operating in the finance sector, 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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Hiscox, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
5.17%

...this company is doing 5.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Hiscox, founded in 1901 and headquartered in Hamilton, operates within the finance sector, specializing in insurance services. As a leader in specialist insurance, the company offers a comprehensive suite of high-quality personal and commercial insurance products. Hiscox is renowned for its commitment to providing exceptional service and ensuring peace of mind for its clients.

Bad news, Hiscox hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

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

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Hiscox should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emission sources to identify and quantify their direct greenhouse gas outputs.
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