Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Shell doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

Shell has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

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

Shell is a company in the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. 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

Shell operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Shell’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 11.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Shell GB, founded in 1907 and headquartered in The Hague, operates in the energy generation and distribution industry. As a leading global group, Shell offers a diverse range of services including upstream oil and gas exploration, integrated gas operations, downstream marketing, and projects & technology innovation. With a workforce of approximately 90,000 employees, the company serves the energy needs of over 70 countries, focusing on sustainable and responsible practices.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Shell

Shell should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting of these emissions and progress towards their reduction goals.

Bad news, Shell has not committed to SBTi targets yet

Shell has committed to aligning its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. This means the company is taking steps to limit global warming by setting targets grounded in scientific evidence to reduce its carbon footprint across its entire value chain.
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