SBA Communications

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SBA Communications doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 71

SBA Communications has a DitchCarbon Score of 71, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon intensity. A score of 71 suggests that SBA Communications is actively managing and lowering its emissions in comparison to industry peers.

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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SBA Communications is part of the real estate sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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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SBA Communications operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
16.81%

...this company is doing 16.81% better in emissions than the industry average.

SBA Communications Corporation, founded in 1989 and based in Boca Raton, Florida, operates within the real estate sector, specifically focusing on wireless communications infrastructure. As a major player in North, Central, and South America, SBA offers site leasing and site development services to various wireless service providers. Listed on NASDAQ as SBAC, the company has expanded its operations to include international markets, providing innovative solutions to meet the growing demand for mobile data and network coverage.

Good news, SBA Communications has embraced SBTi commitments

SBA Communications has pledged to set science-based emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This commitment means the company aims to align its carbon reduction strategies with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming, as per the latest climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

SBA Communications should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.
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