Ulster University

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ulster University doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Ulster University has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the university’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better environmental impact.

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

Ulster University is part of 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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Very high

Ulster University is situated in a region of the United Kingdom with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable location supports the university’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
1.69%

...this company is doing 1.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Ulster University, founded in 1968, is situated in Londonderry/Derry and is the largest university in Northern Ireland. Operating within the education sector, it offers a dynamic multi-campus experience with a strong local community connection and an international perspective. The university is recognized for its pioneering research, innovative teaching, focus on employability, and collaboration with industry partners, aiming to inspire and prepare graduates for success in their careers.

Bad news, Ulster University hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Ulster University has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the university is still in the process of defining clear, science-based goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Ulster University should foster collaboration with industry partners to exchange best practices and resources, aiming to diminish their Scope 3 emissions and potentially reduce their emissions by 35%.
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