Persimmon Homes

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Persimmon Homes doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

Persimmon Homes has a DitchCarbon Score of 50 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 the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they generate. 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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Persimmon Homes is a company in the construction 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

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Very high

Persimmon Homes 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 operations.
4.18%

...this company is doing 4.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Yorkshire, Persimmon Homes operates within the construction industry as one of the UK’s leading housebuilders. The company constructs approximately 10,000 new homes annually across over 400 locations nationwide. Persimmon Homes, along with its sister companies Charles Church, Westbury Partnerships, and Hillreed Homes, offers high standards in design, construction, and customer service.

Good news, Persimmon Homes has embraced SBTi commitments

Persimmon Homes has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. Their targets align with the necessary reductions to maintain global temperature rise within 1.5°C, addressing both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Persimmon Homes 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, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.
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