Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ADP doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 48

ADP has a DitchCarbon Score of 48 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. ADP’s current efforts show some commitment to sustainability, but they need to enhance their strategies to lower their carbon intensity further.

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

ADP is part of the computer services industry, 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

ADP operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 7.11% worse in emissions than the industry average.

ADP, based in Roseland, is a prominent player in the US computer services industry, founded in 1949. The company specializes in providing comprehensive HR solutions, including payroll, benefits, regulatory compliance, talent management, and analytics. As a global leader in human resources, ADP offers services that support the entire employment lifecycle, aiming to foster a more efficient and effective workforce for their clients.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for ADP

The company should undertake a detailed inventory of all Scope 2 emissions sources, establish reduction targets for each type of purchased energy, and improve their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and uncover additional reduction opportunities, potentially decreasing emissions by 25%.

Good news, ADP has set ambitious SBTi climate action goals

ADP has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves taking actionable steps to decrease emissions within their direct control and energy use.

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