Royalty Pharma

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Royalty Pharma doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

Royalty Pharma has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing their environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Royalty Pharma is part of the research and development 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

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Royalty Pharma operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable rating suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
3.36%

...this company is doing 3.36% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York, Royalty Pharma operates within the research and development sector of the biopharmaceutical industry. As a leader in acquiring economic interests in marketed and late-stage biopharmaceutical products, the company maintains a diversified portfolio that includes royalties from high-profile drugs such as Humira and Lyrica. Royalty Pharma’s innovative approach to collaborative capital investment has made it a pivotal partner for companies across various therapeutic areas in the biopharmaceutical field.

Bad news, Royalty Pharma hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Royalty Pharma has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

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