University of Exeter

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is University of Exeter doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

The University of Exeter has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the university’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering 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

Very low




Very high

The University of Exeter 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

Very low




Very high

The University of Exeter is situated in the United Kingdom, a region with 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 1955, the University of Exeter is a prestigious institution located in the South West of England, renowned for its place among the top 10 UK universities and its membership in the Russell Group. With campuses in Exeter, the university operates in the education sector, providing a diverse array of subjects in a friendly, international atmosphere. The University of Exeter has consistently invested in expansion and enhancement of quality, reflecting its commitment to academic excellence.

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

The University of Exeter 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 global efforts to limit climate change.
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