KB Kookmin Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is KB Kookmin Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

KB Kookmin Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the bank’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to the company’s size and activities. A higher score would suggest 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

Very low




Very high

KB Kookmin Bank operates in 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

KB Kookmin Bank, located in South Korea, operates in a region with an unspecified carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the bank’s operations is influenced by South Korea’s national efforts to manage its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 0.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

KB Kookmin Bank, based in South Korea, operates within the finance sector and was founded in 1963. As one of the largest banks in South Korea, it provides a wide range of financial services including personal banking, corporate banking, and wealth management. The bank has established a strong presence both domestically and internationally, serving millions of customers with its comprehensive financial solutions.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for KB Kookmin Bank

KB Kookmin Bank should enhance its environmental performance by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment, which could potentially reduce its emissions by 15%.

Good news, KB Kookmin Bank has embraced SBTi commitments

KB Kookmin Bank has established targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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