Zayo Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Zayo Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 52

Zayo Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 52 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they provide. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Zayo Group operates within 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

Zayo Group operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This regional advantage supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based lower emissions.

...this company is doing 4.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

Zayo Group, headquartered in Boulder, is a prominent player in the telecommunications sector, founded in 2007. As a global provider of communications infrastructure, Zayo specializes in delivering fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation, and cloud infrastructure services. Their clientele spans various industries, including wireless and wireline carriers, media, finance, education, and healthcare, with a mission to enhance customer capabilities through high-quality bandwidth.

Good news, Zayo Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Zayo Group has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Zayo Group should establish and pursue clear science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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