University of Nottingham

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is University of Nottingham doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

The University of Nottingham 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 better environmental sustainability practices.

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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 1948, the University of Nottingham is a renowned institution located in Nottingham, UK, with additional campuses in China and Malaysia. Operating within the education sector, it serves over 45,000 students, offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The university is committed to providing a transformative educational experience through innovative teaching and research.

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

The University of Nottingham 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 and align with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

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