Kelly Services

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Kelly Services doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

Kelly Services has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. They need to implement more effective measures to reduce their emissions and improve their sustainability performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Very high

Kelly Services is part of the services industry, which 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

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

...this company is doing 6.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Kelly Services, founded in 1946 in Chicago, is a pioneer in the temporary staffing industry with over 70 years of experience. The company has established itself as a leader in workforce solutions, offering specialized services across various fields globally. Kelly Services continues to adapt to the evolving challenges of workforce flexibility, providing tailored staffing solutions to meet the precise needs of businesses both locally and worldwide.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Kelly Services

Kelly Services should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.

Good news, Kelly Services has set solid SBTi commitments

Kelly Services has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct and indirect emissions. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, demonstrating the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and climate action.

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