Lam Research

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Lam Research doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 56

Lam Research has a DitchCarbon Score of 56, 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 output. 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

Lam Research is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a 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

Lam Research, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 14.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Lam Research Corp., founded in 1980 and headquartered in Fremont, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specifically focusing on semiconductor manufacturing equipment and services. As a global supplier, Lam Research is instrumental in advancing process technology for semiconductor devices, enabling the production of components with atomic-scale precision. The company prides itself on continuous innovation and a commitment to helping shape the technology that permeates everyday life.

Good news, Lam Research has embraced SBTi commitments

Lam Research has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. Their efforts align with the global objective to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, demonstrating a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Lam Research should establish reduction objectives for emissions associated with their purchased goods and services to foster innovation in low-carbon alternatives and advance circular economy practices, potentially decreasing emissions by 25%.

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Our methodology

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