Octopus Energy

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Octopus Energy doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

Octopus Energy has a DitchCarbon Score of 54 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their energy output. A higher score would signify 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

Very low




Very high

Octopus Energy is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which 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




Very high

Octopus Energy operates in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 23.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Octopus Energy, founded in 2015 and headquartered in London, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. As a prominent player in the UK’s renewable energy sector, the company is dedicated to offering greener, smarter, and more affordable energy solutions. They provide a range of services including clear and competitively priced energy tariffs for both households and businesses, aiming to facilitate savings and reduce carbon footprints.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

Good news, Octopus Energy has embraced SBTi commitments

Octopus Energy has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment means the company will implement environmentally sustainable practices to meet the rigorous criteria set by the SBTi for limiting global warming.

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