NewRiver REIT

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is NewRiver REIT doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

NewRiver REIT has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental 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

Very low




Very high

NewRiver REIT operates within the real estate 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

Very low




Very high

NewRiver REIT operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

...this company is doing 9.19% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2009, NewRiver REIT is a specialist retail property investment platform operating within the UK’s real estate sector. Headquartered in the UK, the company has established itself as a leading owner and manager of shopping centres, retail warehouses, high street assets, and a portfolio of pubs. NewRiver REIT offers services in investment, asset management, and development, focusing on generating income returns for shareholders and enhancing the retail experience for consumers.

Good news, NewRiver REIT has embraced SBTi commitments

NewRiver REIT has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

NewRiver REIT should consider the implementation of green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

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Our methodology

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