University of Bristol

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is University of Bristol doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

The University of Bristol has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the university’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts towards minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability.

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

The University of Bristol operates in 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

Very low




Very high

The University of Bristol is situated in the United Kingdom, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the university’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.

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

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol is a prestigious institution located in Bristol, UK, operating within the education sector. It is celebrated for its exceptional teaching and cutting-edge research, making its academic positions highly coveted. As a member of the Russell Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, the university is dedicated to educating future leaders and tackling significant global challenges.

Bad news, University of Bristol hasn't set SBTi commitments yet

The University of Bristol 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.
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