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The University of Edinburgh

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The University of Edinburgh doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

The University of Edinburgh has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity relative to more sustainable institutions. The university may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

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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The University of Edinburgh 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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The University of Edinburgh 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.
16.69%

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

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is a prestigious institution located in the City of Edinburgh. Operating within the education sector, it is renowned for fostering a vibrant and creative community where students and academics engage in experimentation, exploration, and intellectual stimulation. The university is known for its exciting collaborations and a wide range of services that contribute to its distinguished reputation in higher education.

Bad news, University of Edinburgh hasn't committed to SBTi yet.

The University of Edinburgh has not yet established specific commitments through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the university has not formally defined or announced targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

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