Lear 21

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Lear 21 doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 34

Lear Corporation has a DitchCarbon Score of 34 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with environmental sustainability goals.

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

Lear 21 is a company in the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. 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

Lear 21 operates in the United States, where the carbon intensity is rated as low, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This regional advantage supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 7.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1917 and headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, Lear Corporation is a prominent player in the US industrial manufacturing sector, specifically within the automotive industry. As a global Tier 1 automotive supplier, Lear specializes in providing comprehensive seating systems, electronic products, and E-Systems to major automakers worldwide. With a workforce of over 156,000 employees across 38 countries, the company achieved $18.6 billion in sales in 2016 and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as LEA.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Lear 21

Lear Corporation could potentially reduce its emissions by 15% by undertaking a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and implementing energy efficiency measures throughout its operations, while also transitioning to low-carbon or renewable energy sources where feasible.

Good news, Lear 21 has committed to SBTi targets

Lear 21 has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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