Laing O'Rourke

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Laing O'Rourke doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Laing O’Rourke has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are needed to increase their score and decrease carbon intensity.

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

Laing O’Rourke is a company in the construction industry, which has a 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

Laing O’Rourke, situated in the United Kingdom, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This advantageous location supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 10.82% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Laing O’Rourke, founded in 1978 and headquartered in Dartford, operates as a prominent player in the global construction industry. The company has expanded its reach with operations across Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. It aims to achieve its 2025 mission of being the recognized leader for innovation and excellence within the construction sector.

Bad news, Laing O'Rourke hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Laing O’Rourke 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 efforts to mitigate climate change.
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