Our environmental, social, and climate targets

In line with our values, we set ambitious targets to curb Ramboll’s carbon footprint, while improving impacts on our value chain and the environment. Explore our key climate targets and main environmental, social and governance actions and commitments.

As the Partner for Sustainable Change, Ramboll is committed to acting responsibly towards clients, employees, society, and company. This is reflected in our own ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.

Our climate targets have been approved as being in line with the 1.5°C pathway by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). We will reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 46.2% by 2030 from a 2019 baseline. In addition, we will reduce absolute scope 3 GHG emissions from business travel by 27.5% in the same timeframe and ensure 80% of our suppliers, as measured by emissions, have science-based targets by 2025.

These ambitions are also reflected in how we work with clients, partners and stakeholders. In all projects, we offer alternative solutions that are more sustainable than the original project brief. Furthermore, in line with our ambition to become the global leader in the green energy transition, Ramboll will exit oil and gas exploration before the end of 2025, redeploying this expertise into renewables. We continue to accelerate the green transition through partnerships, in line with the ambition of our 2022-2025 strategy: The Partner for Sustainable Change.


Ramboll climate targets

  • SBTi-approved in line with 1.5C pathway
  • 46.2% reduction of Scope 1 & 2 emissions by 2030
  • 27.5% reduction of absolute Scope 3 emissions from business travel by 2030
  • 80% suppliers have science-based targets by 2025

Explore more

  • Science-based targets in line with 1.5°C

    Here's how we tackle greenhouse gas emissions in Ramboll's full value chain.

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  • Environmental and human impacts

    We put humans and stewardship of nature at the heart of our strategy and values.

  • How we work with ESG

    How we work with ESG

  • Sustainability ratings and rankings

    Here you can get an overview of our most important ESG rankings and ratings, as well as our main sustainability partnerships.

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  • People impacts

    How we ensure Ramboll is an inspiring, inclusive employer that creates a safe and healthy space for employees to thrive.

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  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) policies

    Building a culture of diversity and inclusion

Explore how we’re walking the talk on sustainability and progressing on our company commitment

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Ramboll’s Climate Commitments in the UK


Climate action is at the heart of what we do, from meaningfully reducing emissions from our own operations, to increasing investment into solutions that drive climate resilient outcomes for our clients, through to helping our employees lead sustainable lifestyles.

The one of a kind new Northzealand hospital in Hillerød, Denmark seeks to reinvent hospital designs for the future. the design focuses on patient wellbeing to aid quicker recovery, with a structure that maximises interaction with nature and innovative services such as circadian lighting that plays an important part in human health and wellbeing. The hospital also aims to be the most digitally enabled project in Denmark with automated systems to maximise hospital efficiency so healthcare workers have more time to spend with patients and are highly sustainable with its low-energy design. Using viewing software, a digital twin of the building has been created, enabling the client to virtually walk around the building and its departments. It is an exemplary project that is already winning awards.

Core climate contribution

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    Carbon emissions reduced 62% between 2019-2021

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    Aim to achieve net zero carbon emissions in Ramboll’s operations by 2030

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    More than 60% revenue generated from services contributing directly and positively to the SDGs as of 2021

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    UN Global Compact member since 2007

Improving equality, diversity, and inclusion

To build an inclusive culture, we use aspirational targets to frame our initiatives. The targets focus on people and processes, as well as on the professional industry services and societies we are a part of.

Our aspirational targets

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    Build an organisation of inclusion and belonging reflecting Ramboll’s commitment to society.

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    Achieve a more balanced organisation with a strong focus on gender representation. Our goal for gender representation is 40% women and 60% men by 2025.

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