The Adecco Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Adecco Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

The Adecco Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 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 generate. 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

The Adecco Group operates in the services industry, which has a very 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

The Adecco Group operates in Switzerland, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their location.

...this company is doing 15.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Zurich, The Adecco Group is a leader in the staffing and human resources industry. The company offers a broad range of services including temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition, and talent development. With a global presence, The Adecco Group is dedicated to shaping the future of work and providing insightful solutions to the world’s employment challenges.

Good news, Adecco Group has committed to SBTi targets

The Adecco 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 a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Adecco Group should explore opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

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Our methodology

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