Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ScottishPower doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

ScottishPower has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of commitment to sustainability. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest more aggressive measures to lower emissions and improve overall 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

ScottishPower is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

ScottishPower operates in the UK, where the carbon intensity is rated as very low, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable rating suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the region’s commitment to low-carbon energy sources.

...this company is doing 33.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

ScottishPower, a prominent player in the energy generation and distribution industry, is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1990, the company has established itself as a key provider of electricity and natural gas services. ScottishPower offers a range of solutions including renewable energy generation, efficient distribution networks, and customer-focused retail services.

Good news, ScottishPower has set solid SBTi commitments

ScottishPower has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their 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 commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

ScottishPower should set definitive and attainable targets for reducing emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, while improving their monitoring and reporting systems to track progress and uncover additional opportunities for emission reductions.

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Our methodology

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