Rubicon

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Rubicon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 38

Rubicon has a DitchCarbon Score of 38 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score suggests that Rubicon’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to lower its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability efforts.

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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Rubicon is a company in the services 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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Very high

Rubicon, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s relatively lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.
5.85%

...this company is doing 5.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1989 and based in Portland, Rubicon is a prominent player in the education services sector. The organization specializes in educational leadership, working globally with K-12 schools to develop and apply innovative curricula. Rubicon is renowned for its curriculum management platform, Atlas, and its collaborative efforts with educational institutions to drive significant improvements in teaching and learning.

Good news, Rubicon has set solid SBTi climate commitments

Rubicon has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s dedication to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Rubicon should aim to lower emissions by setting reduction targets for their purchased goods and services, fostering innovation in low-carbon alternatives, and advocating for circular economy practices, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 25%.
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