Realty Income

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Realty Income doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Realty Income has a DitchCarbon Score of 56 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 its activity. 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

Very low




Very high

Realty Income is part of the real estate sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

Realty Income operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable rating suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a reduced carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 1.81% better in emissions than the industry average.

Realty Income, based in San Diego and founded in 1969, operates within the US real estate sector. As an S&P 500 company, it specializes in generating dependable monthly income for shareholders through long-term leases of its commercial properties. The company’s portfolio includes over 5,000 properties across 49 states and Puerto Rico, with shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol O.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Realty Income

Realty Income should consider improving their Scope 1 emissions tracking and analysis to uncover potential areas for emission reductions.

Bad news, Realty Income hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Realty Income has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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