Sunrun

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sunrun doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 69

Sunrun has a DitchCarbon Score of 69, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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

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Very high

Sunrun 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

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Very high

Sunrun, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower carbon emissions.
38.56%

...this company is doing 38.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, Sunrun operates within the energy generation and distribution industry, focusing on residential solar solutions. As the nation’s largest dedicated residential solar provider, Sunrun offers innovative services that allow homeowners to pay for electricity without the upfront cost of solar panels. The company has significantly contributed to the mainstream adoption of home solar, promoting clean energy and economic growth through its extensive network of solar installers.

Good news, Sunrun has made solid SBTi commitments

Sunrun has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

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