IG

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is IG doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

A DitchCarbon Score of 58 indicates a moderate level of sustainability in the company’s operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company is making some efforts to lower its carbon intensity but has not yet reached a high standard of 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

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Very high

IG is a company in the finance sector, which 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

Very low

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Very high

The company is located in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company operates in a region with a strong emphasis on sustainability and low carbon emissions.
7.17%

...this company is doing 7.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1974 and headquartered in London, IG is a pioneering company in the finance sector, recognized as the world’s first financial spread betting firm. As a FTSE 250 company, IG has expanded to become the leading provider of CFDs and spread betting, with a presence in 17 countries and a workforce of over 1000 employees. The company offers a wide array of services, including access to over 10,000 financial markets, execution-only share dealing, and limited-risk derivatives through its Nadex brand in the US.

Good news, IG has made solid SBTi commitments

IG 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 cut emissions across its operations and value chain to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should foster partnerships with industry peers to exchange effective strategies and resources, thereby enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.
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