Virginia Tech

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Virginia Tech doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 43

Virginia Tech has a DitchCarbon Score of 43 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 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

Virginia Tech 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

Virginia Tech, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in its region, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This favorable environmental condition supports the university’s sustainability efforts by reducing the overall impact of its energy consumption.

...this company is doing 3.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

The Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability (CLiGS) is an educational institution located in Arlington, Virginia, and is part of Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment. Founded in 2012, CLiGS operates within the education sector, focusing on interdisciplinary graduate education, research, and leadership in global sustainability. The center offers programs and services that address sustainability challenges worldwide, collaborating with stakeholders across various sectors and continents.

Bad news, Virginia Tech hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Virginia Tech has not established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Without these commitments, the company lacks defined goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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