Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Rolls-Royce doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

Rolls-Royce has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. To enhance its score, Rolls-Royce needs to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and achieve lower carbon intensity.

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

Rolls-Royce is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, 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

Very low




Very high

Rolls-Royce operates in the United Kingdom, 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 energy consumption.

...this company is doing 6.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1906 and headquartered in London, Rolls-Royce operates in the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in integrated power solutions. The company is renowned for producing gas turbines that power aircraft, ships, and electrical generators, and is a key player in the aerospace and marine/industrial power systems markets. Beyond aviation, Rolls-Royce also delivers low-emission power systems for marine applications, critical safety systems for the nuclear sector, and power solutions for the oil and gas industry, supported by a global service network.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce should undertake a thorough assessment of all direct emissions from owned or controlled sources to identify reduction opportunities.

Good news, Rolls-Royce has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Rolls-Royce has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), aligning their carbon reduction goals with the Paris Agreement’s aim to limit global warming. This commitment involves significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions across their operations and value chain to meet these stringent criteria.

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