Latham & Watkins

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Latham & Watkins doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

Latham & Watkins has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the firm’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon 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

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Latham & Watkins is a company in the services 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

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Latham & Watkins operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the firm’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their location.
20.15%

...this company is doing 20.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Latham & Watkins is a prestigious global law firm founded in 1934, headquartered in Los Angeles. Operating in the legal services sector, it boasts a vast network of over 2,400 lawyers across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The firm offers a broad range of services including transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory legal advice.

Good news, Latham & Watkins have embraced SBTi commitments

Latham & Watkins has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the firm is aligning its operations and strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Latham & Watkins should set clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and foster sustainable practices throughout their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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