Wessex Water

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Wessex Water doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

Wessex Water has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in lowering emissions and enhancing 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

Wessex Water is a company operating in the water sector, which has a 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

Wessex Water operates in the United Kingdom, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 18.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

Wessex Water, founded in the south west of England, operates in the utilities industry, specifically focusing on water and sewage treatment. Established in Bath, the company serves regions including Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, and parts of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Hampshire. Beyond its core services, Wessex Water Group also engages in engineering and construction, property development, waste management, and renewable energy services, emphasizing high-quality water, environmental protection, and customer value.

Bad news, Wessex Water hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Wessex Water has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global climate action efforts.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Wessex Water should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas outputs, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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