Heidrick & Struggles International

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Heidrick & Struggles International doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 61

Heidrick & Struggles International has a DitchCarbon Score of 61, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest a greater commitment to reducing carbon emissions and improving environmental sustainability.

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

Heidrick & Struggles International operates in the services 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

Heidrick & Struggles International, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 17.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Heidrick & Struggles International, founded in 1953 and headquartered in Chicago, operates in the executive services sector. As a pioneer in executive search for over 60 years, the company offers leadership consulting, culture shaping, and senior-level executive search services. With a global presence, their experts deliver integrated leadership solutions from key business centers across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Heidrick & Struggles International

Heidrick & Struggles International should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to align with science-based Scope 3 emission reduction goals, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

Good news, Heidrick & Struggles has embraced SBTi commitments

Heidrick & Struggles International has pledged to set science-based emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This commitment means the company will align its carbon reduction strategies with the level of decarbonization required to keep global temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius, as per the Paris Agreement.

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