Howdens Joinery

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Howdens Joinery doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

Howdens Joinery 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, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

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

Howdens Joinery is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a 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

Very low




Very high

Howdens Joinery, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 8.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Howdens Joinery, founded in 1995 and headquartered in Severínia, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in supplying a wide range of kitchen and joinery products. The company caters to over 300,000 credit account customers through more than 550 depots across the UK, focusing on the needs of local builders and ensuring high-quality products at competitive prices. Recognized for its commitment to employee engagement, Howdens Joinery fosters a stimulating work environment that emphasizes initiative, responsibility, and the collective effort of its staff.

Good news, Howdens Joinery has embraced SBTi commitments

Howdens Joinery 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.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Howdens Joinery should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.

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Our methodology

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