Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Porterbrook doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Porterbrook has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a high carbon intensity in the company’s operations. Porterbrook may need to implement more robust measures to reduce emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

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

Porterbrook operates within the transport services industry, which has a medium 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

Very low




Very high

Porterbrook is located in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid.

...this company is doing 1.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Porterbrook, located in Derby, operates within the GB Transport Services Industry and was founded in 1994. The company specializes in leasing rolling stock, owning approximately one-third of the UK’s rolling stock fleet. They provide leasing services to various UK rail operators, facilitating the operation of the nation’s rail system.

Good news, Porterbrook has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Porterbrook has committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by setting targets to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, demonstrating the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and climate action.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Porterbrook should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.

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Our methodology

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