Santander UK

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Santander UK doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Santander UK has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in lowering emissions and enhancing sustainability practices.

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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Very high

Santander UK is part of the finance 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

Santander UK operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating that the United Kingdom’s energy production is relatively clean. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.
10.17%

...this company is doing 10.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Santander UK is a prominent financial services provider based in London, operating in the finance sector since 1988. The company offers a diverse array of personal and commercial financial products and services to approximately 14 million customers. With a commitment to fostering an inclusive and dynamic work environment, Santander UK strives to be among the best banks in the UK for employment while also aiming to positively impact one million people through the Discovery Project by 2020.

Bad news, Santander UK hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Santander UK has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Santander UK should establish reduction targets tailored to each location for all types of purchased energy, thereby enhancing their ability to monitor, report, and identify additional reduction opportunities, which could lead to a 25% decrease in their Scope 2 emissions.
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