Menzies Distribution

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Menzies Distribution doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Menzies Distribution has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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

Menzies Distribution is part of the transport services industry, which has a medium 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




Very high

Menzies Distribution is located in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental performance suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a reduced carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 24.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Menzies Distribution, founded in 1833 and headquartered in the City of Edinburgh, operates within the GB Transport Services Industry. The company has evolved from specializing in print media distribution to offering a broad range of time-critical logistics services. Menzies Distribution boasts a robust infrastructure with 1,900 vehicles and 3,500 staff, delivering products to thousands of destinations and providing value-added services to a diverse clientele.

Good news, Menzies Distribution has embraced SBTi commitments

Menzies Distribution 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 significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Menzies Distribution could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational sustainability.

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Our methodology

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