Acacia Research

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Acacia Research doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Acacia Research has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering their carbon footprint and enhancing their environmental performance.

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

Acacia Research operates within the research and development 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

Acacia Research, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for energy use. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s cleaner energy practices.

...this company is doing 5.36% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Acacia Research Corporation, founded in 1993 and based in Newport Beach, operates within the research and development sector, specializing in patent licensing. As a prominent player in the patent market, the company leverages its expertise in legal and technological domains to monetize patent assets for owners. Since its inception, Acacia has successfully generated over $1.2 billion in revenue and returned more than $705 million to its patent partners.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Acacia Research

Acacia Research could potentially reduce their emissions by 20% by transitioning to renewable electricity sources, such as purchasing renewable energy certificates or engaging in direct power purchase agreements.

Bad news, Acacia Research hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Acacia Research has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to concrete targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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