Newcastle University

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Newcastle University doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Newcastle University has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the university’s current carbon intensity level in its operations and initiatives. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Newcastle University is part of the education 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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Very high

Newcastle University is situated in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the university’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.
1.69%

...this company is doing 1.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1963, Newcastle University is a prestigious institution located in Blaydon on Tyne, in the North East of England. Operating within the education sector, it is renowned for its research-led approach and is a proud member of the Russell Group. The university offers a diverse range of services, including world-class research, exceptional student experiences, and international programs with campuses in Malaysia and London.

Good news, Newcastle University has set SBTi commitments

Newcastle University has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
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