University of Southampton

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is University of Southampton doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

The University of Southampton has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability. 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 lowering carbon intensity and enhancing overall 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 Southampton 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 Southampton 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 1982, the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton is a prestigious entity within the education sector, located in Southampton. Specializing in maritime law, the Institute offers research, consultancy, and training services, and is renowned for its expertise in both national and international maritime and shipping law. With a strong network of global connections and a commitment to excellence, the Institute provides valuable educational programs and legal advice to a diverse range of clients and partners.

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

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

There’s always room for improvement,

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