Unity Trust Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Unity Trust Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Unity Trust Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 61 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the bank’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger performance in minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing 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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Unity Trust Bank operates within the finance 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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Unity Trust Bank operates in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the bank’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its operations.
10.17%

...this company is doing 10.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Unity Trust Bank, founded in 1984 and headquartered in Birmingham, operates within the finance sector as a commercial bank with a focus on social responsibility. The bank offers services that support economic, community, and social change, aligning with its mission to foster a better society. As a well-established institution, Unity Trust Bank utilizes customer deposits to fund lending that benefits the communities it serves, while being fully regulated by the appropriate UK authorities.

Good news, Unity Trust Bank has embraced SBTi commitments

Unity Trust Bank 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 bank will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Unity Trust Bank should consider collaborating with suppliers and partners to reduce upstream and downstream emissions, which could potentially lower their emissions by 15%.
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