University of Liverpool

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is University of Liverpool doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

The University of Liverpool 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 a stronger commitment to environmental 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 Liverpool 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

Very low




Very high

The University of Liverpool is situated in the United Kingdom, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental performance suggests that the university’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall low carbon footprint.

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

Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool is a prestigious institution located in Liverpool, renowned for its contributions to the education sector. It is celebrated for its research, knowledge, and innovation, drawing students and experts from across the globe. The university offers a wide range of services including teaching, research opportunities, and collaborative projects aimed at making a significant impact on society and the world.

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

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

There’s always room for improvement,

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The University of Liverpool could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational sustainability.
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