Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is KLA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

KLA has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in their operations, suggesting that KLA’s environmental impact is significant. To enhance their score, KLA needs to implement more effective strategies to reduce their carbon footprint and improve 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

KLA is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of 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

KLA, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for energy use. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the cleaner energy infrastructure of its location.

...this company is doing 4.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

KLA, founded in 1976 and headquartered in Milpitas, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. The company specializes in creating advanced equipment and services for the electronics industry, focusing on process control and enabling solutions for various stages of electronics manufacturing. KLA’s collaboration with global customers and its team of experts contribute to the company’s role in driving technological advancements.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for KLA

KLA should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote reductions in emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

Bad news, KLA has not set SBTi commitments yet

KLA has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This means the company is taking actionable steps to lower its carbon footprint and align its operations with global efforts to limit global warming.
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