Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is QinetiQ doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

QinetiQ has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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

QinetiQ is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

QinetiQ is situated in the United Kingdom, which boasts a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental performance suggests that the company’s operations are likely contributing to sustainable practices within the region.

...this company is doing 20.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

QinetiQ, based in Rushmoor, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector and was founded in 2001. As a prominent player in the global aerospace, defence, and security industries, the company has established itself as a FTSE250 entity with a workforce of over 6,000 employees. QinetiQ offers a range of services including expert advisory to government entities, technology-based solutions, and contract-funded research and development, leveraging its extensive technical knowledge and innovative research capabilities.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for QinetiQ

QinetiQ should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and prioritize areas for reduction.

Good news, QinetiQ has set solid SBTi commitments

QinetiQ has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments 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 temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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