Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SOCOTEC doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

SOCOTEC has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations and practices. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce emissions and improve its sustainability efforts.

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

SOCOTEC is a company in 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

SOCOTEC operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 20.82% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded over a century ago, SOCOTEC UK, previously known as ESG, operates within the construction industry and is a leading entity in testing, inspection, and compliance services. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the company offers a broad spectrum of services across Infrastructure, the Built Environment, and Energy & Waste sectors, serving over 5,000 clients with operational excellence. Since its acquisition of ESG in March 2017, SOCOTEC has expanded its European presence, boasting more than 1,400 employees in the UK and forming part of a global network with facilities in over 40 countries.

Bad news, SOCOTEC has yet to commit to SBTi targets

SOCOTEC has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Our methodology

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