Brown Advisory

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Brown Advisory doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Brown Advisory has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with sustainability goals.

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

Brown Advisory is part of the finance 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

Brown Advisory, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s relatively lower carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 5.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Brown Advisory, founded in 1993 in Baltimore, operates within the finance sector as an independent investment management firm. With a global presence, including offices in Austin, Baltimore, Boston, the Carolinas, Delaware, London, New York, and Washington D.C., the company serves institutional and private clients across 50 states and over 34 countries. The firm offers a blend of performance-driven investment strategies, strategic financial advice, and a commitment to exceptional client service, supported by a team of over 500 equity-owning colleagues.

Good news, Brown Advisory has set SBTi climate commitments

Brown Advisory has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. Their targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, reflecting a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

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