Severn Trent

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Severn Trent doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 55

Severn Trent has a DitchCarbon Score of 55 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Severn Trent 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

Severn Trent operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its regional operations.

...this company is doing 24.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Severn Trent PLC, founded in 1989, is situated in West Haven and operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. The company offers a range of services including information for investors, share price insights, and financial returns. Additionally, Severn Trent PLC provides various career opportunities for those interested in joining their team.

Good news, Severn Trent has set solid SBTi commitments

Severn Trent has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves a rigorous approach to decreasing emissions across their scope 1 and 2 categories, which include direct emissions from owned or controlled sources and indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.

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