Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is JBG SMITH doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

JBG SMITH has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability efforts.

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

JBG SMITH is a company in 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

JBG SMITH, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 7.19% worse in emissions than the industry average.

JBG SMITH, founded in 1960 and headquartered in Chevy Chase, operates within the US real estate sector as a leading publicly traded company. Specializing in the Washington, DC market, they offer a diverse portfolio of urban-infill office, multifamily, and retail properties. With over 50 years of experience, JBG SMITH is renowned for its investment, development, leasing, and property management expertise, as well as its significant role in community placemaking.

Bad news, JBG SMITH hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

JBG SMITH 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 targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

JBG SMITH should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.
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Our methodology

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