Scottish Water

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Scottish Water doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Scottish Water has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in their operations. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its 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

Very low




Very high

Scottish Water is a company operating in the water industry, which has a 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

Very low




Very high

Scottish Water operates in a region of the United Kingdom with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations in Scotland.

...this company is doing 8.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Scottish Water, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Dunfermline, operates within the utilities industry, providing vital water services across Scotland. The company specializes in delivering high-quality drinking water and managing wastewater, serving over 2.4 million households and 150,000 businesses. With a commitment to sustainability and customer satisfaction, Scottish Water invests significantly in infrastructure and renewable energy to enhance the quality of life throughout the region.

Bad news, Scottish Water hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Scottish Water 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 climate action efforts.
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