Network Rail

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Network Rail doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Network Rail has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in their operations, suggesting room for improvement. A higher score would denote stronger commitment to reducing carbon emissions and enhancing sustainability.

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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Very high

Network Rail operates within 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

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Very high

Network Rail, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations.
13.79%

...this company is doing 13.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Buckingham, Network Rail operates within the GB transport services industry, playing a pivotal role in modernizing Britain’s railway system. The company is known for its involvement in major projects such as Crossrail, station renovations, and electrification programs to accommodate the growing demand for rail transport. Network Rail is committed to enhancing safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, while actively seeking new talent to support its vision for a future-proof railway network.

Good news, Network Rail has set solid SBTi commitments

Network Rail has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. Their targets align with the necessary reductions to maintain global temperature rise within 1.5°C, addressing both direct and indirect emissions from their business activities.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Network Rail should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.
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