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Manchester United

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Manchester United doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

Manchester United has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the football club has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to other organizations. There is significant room for improvement in reducing their emissions and enhancing their 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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Manchester United is part of the sports 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

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Manchester United is located in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the football club’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their location.
13.69%

...this company is doing 13.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Manchester United, founded in 1878, is a prestigious football club based in Manchester, England, operating within the sports industry. With a rich history spanning over 135 years, the club has secured 61 trophies, establishing itself as a leading sports brand with a global following of 1.1 billion. The club leverages its massive fan base to generate revenue through sponsorship, merchandising, licensing, digital media, broadcasting, and match day sales.

Bad news, Manchester United hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Manchester United has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the football club has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete goals for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

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