Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nominet doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 87

Nominet has a DitchCarbon Score of 87, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This high score reflects the company’s successful efforts in reducing its carbon intensity. Nominet’s operations are therefore considered to be relatively low in emissions compared to others in its sector.

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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Nominet operates within the computer services industry, which has a very low 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

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Very high

Nominet is situated 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 31.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Oxford, Nominet operates within the computer services industry, primarily managing the infrastructure for the .uk domain, along with other TLDs such as .cymru and .wales. The company provides critical domain registry services to over 3 million businesses and numerous consumers, ensuring the security and stability of the UK’s namespace. In addition to domain services, Nominet offers internet connectivity solutions, DNS cyber security services, and collaborates on national security projects, while also supporting social tech initiatives through the Nominet Trust.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Nominet

Nominet should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

Good news, Nominet has set science-based climate targets

Nominet has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from 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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