Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is LinkedIn doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 79

LinkedIn has a DitchCarbon Score of 79, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity compared to many other companies. A higher score suggests LinkedIn is actively reducing its emissions and improving its environmental impact.

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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LinkedIn is a company in the computer services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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

LinkedIn operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports LinkedIn’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 23.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

LinkedIn, founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Reid Hoffman, is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, and operates as the world’s largest professional networking website. Serving over 400 million users across more than 200 countries, LinkedIn offers services in 23 official languages and specializes in the computer services industry. The company provides a platform for professional identity, insights, and business opportunities, and has expanded its reach by establishing a presence in Beijing in 2014 to better connect Chinese professionals with global opportunities.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for LinkedIn

The company should set clear, science-based targets for reducing Scope 3 emissions, maintain transparency in reporting their progress, and promote environmental sustainability throughout their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

Good news, LinkedIn has embraced SBTi commitments for sustainability

LinkedIn has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the necessary reductions to limit global warming to 1.5°C. They have also set a target for procuring renewable energy for their scope 2 emissions, supporting the same global temperature goal.

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