King's College London

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is King's College London doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

King’s College London has a DitchCarbon Score of 58 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the institution’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 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

King’s College London is part of the education sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

King’s College London operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the institution’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 11.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

King’s College London, founded in 1829 and located in London, is a prestigious institution in the education sector. The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), a faculty of the college, is Europe’s largest center for research and postgraduate education in its fields. They offer an array of master’s and diploma programs, exceptional doctoral research opportunities, and are renowned for their ‘world leading’ research output and global reputation in psychiatry and psychology.

Bad news, King's College London hasn't set SBTi commitments yet.

King’s College London has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the institution has not defined or announced clear goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

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