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Akamai Technologies

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Akamai Technologies doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

Akamai Technologies has a DitchCarbon Score of 58 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which measures the greenhouse gas emissions relative to its activity. A higher score would signify a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing environmental impact.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Akamai Technologies is part of the computer 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

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Akamai Technologies is situated 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.
2.89%

...this company is doing 2.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

Akamai Technologies, founded in 1998 and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, operates within the computer services industry. The company specializes in cloud services, offering solutions that enhance online business performance, security, and user experience. Akamai’s Intelligent Platform™ is trusted globally for its ability to deliver content and services with high reliability and insightful visibility.

Good news, Akamai Technologies has embraced SBTi commitments

Akamai Technologies has pledged to set science-based emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This commitment means the company aims to align its carbon reduction strategy with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming, as per the latest climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Akamai Technologies should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing consumption across all procured energy forms, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, to maximize their emissions savings potential.
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