Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SIG doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

SIG has a DitchCarbon Score of 50 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing 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

SIG operates within the construction industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. 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

The company SIG, located in the United Kingdom, operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental condition enhances SIG’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 4.18% better in emissions than the industry average.

SIG Plc, founded in Sheffield in 1957, operates within the construction industry as a leading FTSE 250 company. With a group turnover of approximately £2.6 billion, SIG Plc specializes in the distribution of specialist construction products in Insulation and Energy Management, Exteriors, and Interiors. The company has expanded to over 660 sites across the UK, Ireland, Mainland Europe, and the Middle East, offering value and expertise to customers through a robust network of local brands and multinational efficiencies.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for SIG

SIG should consider implementing heat recovery systems to harness waste heat from combustion processes, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 0.3%.

Good news, SIG has set ambitious SBTi climate action goals

SIG has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. This involves significant cuts in their scope 1 and 2 emissions to meet the Science Based Targets initiative’s stringent criteria.

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