LPL Financial

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is LPL Financial doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

LPL Financial has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability efforts.

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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Very high

LPL Financial is a company in the finance sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very 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

LPL Financial is based in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 3.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1989, LPL Financial is a leading company in the US finance sector, headquartered in San Diego. As the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, LPL Financial offers a range of services including proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing, compliance services, and independent research to support financial advisors and institutions. With a strong presence in the retail financial advice market, the company manages significant assets and provides tools and programs to assist advisors in helping clients achieve their financial goals.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for LPL Financial

LPL Financial should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 25%.

Bad news, LPL Financial hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

LPL Financial has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of setting or has not publicly disclosed its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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