National Grid

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is National Grid doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 28

National Grid has a DitchCarbon Score of 28 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. Improvement is needed for National Grid to reduce its carbon intensity and enhance its sustainability profile.

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

National Grid is a company in the utilities sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

The National Grid in the United Kingdom benefits from a very low carbon intensity rating in its region, indicating a cleaner energy supply. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations within the UK.

...this company is doing 15.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

National Grid is a utility company serving the states of New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Founded in the energy sector, it specializes in delivering natural gas and electricity to both residential and commercial customers. The company plays a crucial role in the infrastructure of these northeastern states, ensuring a steady supply of essential utilities.

Good news, National Grid has set solid SBTi commitments

National Grid has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their own activities as well as indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

National Grid should enhance their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.

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