Ryanair

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ryanair doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 11

Ryanair has a DitchCarbon Score of 11 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the airline has a high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. Ryanair’s efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability are significantly behind industry leaders.

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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Ryanair, a company in the aviation industry, has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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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Ryanair operates in Ireland, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the airline’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.
2.45%

...this company is doing 2.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Dublin, Ryanair operates as Europe’s leading airline within the aviation industry. The company boasts a fleet of 430 Boeing 737 aircraft, offering over 2,000 daily flights to more than 205 destinations across 33 countries. With a focus on affordability and efficiency, Ryanair is committed to expanding its service, aiming to serve 200 million customers annually by the fiscal year 2024.

Good news, Ryanair has committed to science-based climate targets

Ryanair has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves implementing strategies to lower carbon intensity and investing in sustainable aviation technologies.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Ryanair should consider collaborating with suppliers and partners to mitigate upstream and downstream emissions, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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