Skipton Building Society

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Skipton Building Society doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

Skipton Building Society has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its size and industry benchmarks. A higher score would signify even greater success in reducing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability measures.

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

Skipton Building Society is part of the real estate sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

Skipton Building Society operates in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based advantages.

...this company is doing 7.81% better in emissions than the industry average.

Skipton Building Society, founded in 1853, is a key player in the UK’s real estate sector, headquartered in the historic town of Skipton within the Craven district. The company specializes in providing financial services such as savings accounts, mortgage planning, and future financial planning. Recognized for its strong company culture, Skipton Building Society is celebrated as one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, emphasizing trust, ownership, and teamwork as its core values.

Good news, Skipton Building Society has embraced SBTi commitments

Skipton Building Society has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Skipton Building Society should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

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Our methodology

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