UCL

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is UCL doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

UCL has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that UCL’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint 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

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UCL operates within the education sector, which has a very 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

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A company located in the United Kingdom benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
16.69%

...this company is doing 16.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

University College London (UCL) is a prestigious institution in the education sector, located in London and founded in 1826. As a multidisciplinary university, it stands out for its commitment to inclusivity and academic excellence, being ranked joint 7th in the QS World University Rankings. UCL offers a wide range of services including undergraduate and postgraduate education, research opportunities, and online resources such as a Flickr gallery and YouTube channel showcasing their work and campus.

Bad news, UCL has not set SBTi climate commitments yet

The company has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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