KB Securities

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is KB Securities doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

KB Securities has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, 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 stronger commitment to reducing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability measures.

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 Securities 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

KB Securities is situated in South Korea, a region with a specific carbon intensity rating that influences the company’s environmental impact. The sustainability efforts of KB Securities are thus affected by South Korea’s national energy policies and carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 11.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

KB Securities, based in South Korea, operates within the finance sector and was established in the year 2016. As a subsidiary of KB Financial Group, the company specializes in providing comprehensive securities brokerage, investment banking, and asset management services. It caters to both individual and institutional clients, offering a range of financial solutions tailored to their diverse needs.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for KB Securities

KB Securities could reduce its emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially lower their emissions by 30%.

Good news, KB Securities has embraced SBTi commitments

KB Securities 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. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, demonstrating the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and climate action.

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