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O2 sustainability report

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is O2 sustainability report doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 60

O2’s sustainability report indicates a DitchCarbon Score of 60 out of 100, reflecting a moderate level of commitment to reducing carbon intensity. This score suggests that while O2 is making efforts to lower its emissions, there is significant room for improvement in its sustainability practices. A higher score would denote a stronger performance in minimizing carbon intensity and advancing towards environmental goals.

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

Low

Medium

High

Very high

O2, a company in the telecommunications sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

Low

Medium

High

Very high

The O2 sustainability report indicates that the company, located in the United Kingdom, operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s commitment to low carbon emissions.
12.19%

...this company is doing 12.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

O2, known as the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited, was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Slough, UK. Operating within the telecommunications sector, O2 provides a wide range of digital communication services, including 2G, 3G, and 4G networks, as well as O2 Wifi, and it co-owns Tesco Mobile. The company prides itself on high customer satisfaction and maintains a strong presence with over 450 retail stores and various sponsorships, including The O2 arena and the England rugby team.

Good news, O2 has committed to science-based climate targets

The company O2 has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The company should set clear, science-informed targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions to potentially decrease their emissions by 35%.
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