Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is RIBA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

RIBA has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that RIBA’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to enhance its sustainability and decrease its carbon footprint.

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

RIBA operates in the architecture industry, 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

The company RIBA operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports RIBA’s sustainability efforts by indicating a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for local businesses.

...this company is doing 13.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1834 and based in London, the Royal Institute of British Architects is a prestigious institution within the architecture industry. It operates as a global professional membership body, dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment. The RIBA offers services that promote better buildings, stronger communities, and environmental sustainability.

Bad news, RIBA has yet to commit to SBTi targets

The company has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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