Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Jacobs doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 53

Jacobs has a DitchCarbon Score of 53, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon they emit relative to their activities. 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

Jacobs, a company in the services sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. 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

Jacobs, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a favorable environmental impact. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 9.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Dallas, Jacobs is a leading company in the services sector with annual revenues nearing $11 billion. The company operates globally, offering a wide range of technical, professional, and construction services across various industries. Jacobs serves sectors such as Aerospace and Defense, Chemicals, Mining, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, and more, focusing on building strong client relationships.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Jacobs

Jacobs should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements throughout its operations to potentially reduce emissions by 15%.

Good news, Jacobs has set robust SBTi climate action goals

Jacobs has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. They also aim to procure renewable energy for their scope 2 emissions to meet the same global temperature goal.

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