Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Windstream doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Windstream has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in its sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations, suggesting that Windstream’s environmental impact is significant. To enhance its score, the company needs to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve 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

Windstream is a company in the telecommunications sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Windstream, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s relatively lower reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 14.81% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Windstream, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, operates within the telecommunications sector. The company boasts a vast network with over 115,000 miles of fiber, providing fast and reliable services across the nation. Windstream specializes in delivering complex solutions that feature superior performance, enhanced security, and exceptional reliability for their customers.

Bad news, Windstream hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Windstream has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to align its operations with climate science and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This means the company is working towards setting and achieving concrete targets to significantly lower its carbon footprint in line with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Windstream should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and implement energy efficiency measures and transition to low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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